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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.
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.
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.
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.
Having diabetes or pre-diabetes may significantly increase a person's risk of developing dementia, a new study found.
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