A recent study in Germany found that patients guided by a physician on ways to prevent stroke or dementia risk factors lived longer.
Because of the advancement in treatments for HIV/AIDS, experts believe that within the next eight years, more than half of all Americans with the disease are likely to be over 50.
The Alzheimer’s Association, and other global groups like it, are making September 2012 World Alzheimer’s Month.
The government says all Baby Boomers should get tested for hepatitis C. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), anyone who was born from 1945 to 1965 should get a one-time blood test to see if they have the virus.
New research indicates that exercise gives some protection against memory loss and Alzheimer’s disease and one of them is as simple as a short walk.
A combination of rising health care costs and the economic downturn mean more and more families are piling into one house together, especially when a loved one needs to be cared for.