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Low Doses of Common Drugs May Not Harm Seniors With Memory Loss

Prescription and over-the-counter drugs that were previously thought to cause further cognitive impairment in elderly people have been declared safe by researchers in a new study that was published by Age and Ageing.

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Overweight Older Women Have Weaker Legs Than Healthy Peers

Older women who are overweight have less leg strength and power than older women who maintain a healthy weight, a recent study by researchers at the University of New Hampshire reports.

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MCI: Caring as Memory Slips Away

Many people know and sympathize with the challenges of caring for someone who has Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. But mild cognitive impairment (MCI), can often be even more challenging for a caregiver, the Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) reports.

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Caregivers More Likely to Pick Up Unhealthy Habits

People who are caring for an aging or disabled loved one are highly likely to suffer from mental and emotional distress, and are more likely to turn to unhealthy behaviors than the general population, a recent study found.

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