Category Archives: The Elderly

Study Says, Nursing Home Residents Are Being Prescribed Antipsychotic Drugs Regardless of Potentially Hazardous Side Effects

By Devon Reiff – According to a recent report by The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG), many nursing home residents [..]

Drugs, General, Psychological/Psychiatric, The Elderly

According to a Study, Obesity in Middle Age May Increase the Chance of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease as a Senior

By Steven Di Joseph – The results of a study indicate that people who are obese and between ages 40 and 45 are almost 300% more likely to [..]

Diseases, Food-Related, General, Men, The Elderly, Women

Study Shows An Increased Risk of Death For Individuals Who Care for a Seriously Ill Spouse

By Steven Di Joseph – A study published in The New England Journal of Medicine finds that seniors who care for seriously ill spouses significantly raise their own [..]

General, The Elderly

Highly Qualified, Older Job Applicants Hindered By Widespread Age Discrimination

By Steven Di Joseph – You would imagine that the most experienced, highly trained, and reliable segment of the workforce would be at the top of every employer’s [..]

General, Men, The Elderly, Women

Research Suggests Antioxidant-Rich Diet May Decrease Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

By Steven Di Joseph – A study conducted by researchers at the Erasmus Medical Centre in the Netherlands and published in the Journal of the American Medical association [..]

Diseases, Food-Related, General, The Elderly