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AP Senior Health

Event on Summer Solstice to focus on Alzheimer's awareness

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Michigan Chapter is encouraging people to form teams and participate in an event to raise awareness about the disease
Published: 06/10/17
Aging population, retiring professionals stress health care

Aging population, retiring professionals stress health care

Dr. Matthew D'Onofrio has seen his patient pool get a lot grayer since he opened his practice more than 20 years ago
Published: 06/10/17

Advocate of abstinence-only sex education gets high HHS post

A prominent leader of the abstinence-only sex education movement has been appointed to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services, joining several other social conservative activists in the leadership ranks at HHS.
Published: 06/07/17

Dona Ana County offers 'Lifesaver' wristbands to residents

Authorities in southern New Mexico are using special wristbands to reconnect residents with loved ones who wander off due to cognitive issues such as dementia, Alzheimer's disease or certain forms of autism
Updated one month ago
The Latest: Kuwait's urges Qatar emir to exercise restraint

The Latest: Kuwait's urges Qatar emir to exercise restraint

Kuwait's ruler is calling on Qatar to exercise self-restraint in its dispute with Saudi Arabia and other regional nations, issuing a statement just hours after a senior Saudi royal arrived in Kuwait with a message from the Saudi king
Updated one month ago

Portugal moves to help its citizens living in Venezuela

A senior Portuguese official says he encountered "very serious" shortages of food and medical care in Venezuela during a recent fact-finding visit to the country
Updated one month ago

Iowa students make quilts for dementia patients to play with

Junior high students in a city in Iowa have given homemade fidget quilts to dementia patients in a local hospice
Updated one month ago

Delaware officials encouraging testing for hepatitis C

Delaware officials are encouraging people to get tested for hepatitis C. The Division of Public Health says its working to encourage people to get tested, particularly baby boomers, those born from 1945 to 1965
Updated one month ago

Wyoming ranks 37th healthiest state for seniors

A report from United Health Foundation ranks Wyoming as the 37th healthiest state in America for older people
Updated one month ago
Medicare plans to replace Social Security numbers on cards

Medicare plans to replace Social Security numbers on cards

Gov't to replace Social Security numbers on Medicare cards to protect seniors against identity theft
Updated one month ago