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Caregivers Share Stories to Develop National Alzheimer's Plan

Stories of financial hardship, stress and sadness were heard at Nazareth College recently, as Alzheimer's caregivers spoke to a panel of listeners who will use their stories to develop the National Alzheimer's Project Act (NAPA), the Democrat and Chronicle reports.

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Incorporate Meatless Mondays for Better Health

Giving up meat entirely or even cutting back can have serious benefits to overall health, considering red meat has been proven to raise the risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer and obesity, AARP reports.

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Online Games Help Caregivers Cope

From support groups to respite care, there are many resources available to help caregivers cope with the challenges and stresses that accompany their job.

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List of Best Cities for Seniors Released

Minneapolis, Minnesota is the best city for seniors to live in, according to a new survey conducted for the Bankers Life and Casualty Company Center for Secure Retirement.

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Scientists Find Potential Target for Dementia Treatment

University of California Los Angeles scientists recently discovered a key signaling pathway in the brain that plays an important role in frontotemporal dementia.

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Maintaining a Healthy Self-Image as a Senior

Botox and other surgical procedures that help older adults maintain their youthful appearance have been on the rise among seniors, particularly women, The Los Angeles Times reports.

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Combating Knee Pain Without Surgery

Knee problems can affect people of all ages, but seniors are especially prone to run into problems with this complex joint.

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Younger-Onset Alzheimer's Has Benefits

Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease at a younger age than normal can seem devastating - individuals, at the height of their careers and family life, may fear that they are about to lose everything.

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