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AP Senior Health

Report: More Americans with Alzheimer's are dying at home

Report: 1 in 4 Alzheimer's disease deaths are now occurring at home _ a startling increase that marks a shift away from hospitals and nursing homes
Published: 05/26/17

Report: More Americans with Alzheimer's are dying at home

Report: 1 in 4 Alzheimer's disease deaths are now occurring at home _ a startling increase that marks a shift away from hospitals and nursing homes
Published: 05/25/17
The Latest: Report says bill leaves 51m uninsured in 2026

The Latest: Report says bill leaves 51m uninsured in 2026

The Congressional Budget Office says an estimated 51 million people under age 65 would be uninsured in 2026 under the latest version of the House Republican health care bill
Published: 05/24/17

'Fat and frail' seniors benefit from right exercise combo

A new study suggests a combination of exercises is the safest approach for older people trying to lose pounds
Published: 05/17/17

Sex offender at center of Iowa court case dies at age 88

An 88-year-old sex offender whose attack on an elderly woman led to an Iowa Supreme Court ruling last month has died at a mental health institute
Published: 05/15/17

Decertified adult homes continue to operate in Arkansas

The state began cultivating adult family home providers in 2010 to help address the need for long-term care facilities in rural areas
Updated one month ago

Autopsy report confirms veteran's cause of death in Oklahoma

A new autopsy report from the Oklahoma Medical Examiner's Office confirms that a man who was a patient at a state-run veterans' home died after choking on a plastic trash bag
Updated one month ago
Police block march of elderly Venezuelans

Police block march of elderly Venezuelans

Elderly Venezuelans frustrated with medical shortages and the flight of grandchildren from their troubled South American country have joined anti-government street protests demanding elections
Updated one month ago
GOP lawmakers upset by gag rule memo to Health employees

GOP lawmakers upset by gag rule memo to Health employees

An internal memo to Health and Human Services employees instructs them to consult with senior department personnel before talking to Congress
Updated one month ago
Royals' retirement plans differ from country to country

Royals' retirement plans differ from country to country

For some of the world's royal families easing out of the public eye is seen as a normal way of ending their public service and handing the reins to a new generation
Updated one month ago