1. WHY HIP FRACTURES IN THE ELDERLY ARE OFTEN A DEATH SENTENCE

    The news an elderly relative has broken a hip tends to sound alarm bells, perhaps more than breaking another bone would. That’s because a hip fracture dramatically increases an older person’s risk of death. One in three adults aged 50 and over dies within 12 months of suffering a hip fracture.…Read More

  2. Physical Fitness and Healthy Aorta, Key to Brain Ageing

    The rate of decline in certain aspects of memory may be explained by a combination of overall physical fitness and the stiffness of the central arteries, researchers from Swinburne's Centre for Human Psychopharmacology have found. A study to be published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease consi…Read More

  3. “Slow But Steady” Wins the weight Loss Race

    A new study found that people whose weight fluctuates early in a weight loss program have worse long-term results. If losing weight feels more like being a yo-yo than a ball rolling down a gentle hill, then you might want to rethink your approach. A new study found that people whose weight fluctuate…Read More

  4. How Much Water Do You Really Need?

    During the summer -- and even year-round -- our bodies crave water. There's no way to live without it. But just how much do we really need every day to stay healthy? The answer can get complicated. "It's hard to find an exact amount because it's variable based on your age, where you live, whether it…Read More

  5. Digital Trends: Improving Senior Health Through Tech

    The information Highway can be bring beneficial Fitness/Wellness programs conveniently, into your home With the growing focus on health holidays such as National Senior Health & Fitness Day- an observance day that’s been held on May 30 for the last 25 years encouraging seniors to take contro…Read More

  6. 10 Healthy Lifestyle Tips for Seniors

    Today, there are more people who are living longer than in any time in history. This means the population of seniors has continued to soar over the past two decades and thanks to higher life expectancy, more people are expected to reach this age. This projection brings a health question in which se…Read More

  7. Keeping Seniors Safe At Home

    The decision has been made to keep your aging parent at home a little while longer or they are living with you, but you cannot be there 24/7 and need to take a few safety precautions when you cannot be there. The chance of Falling is the premiere nemeses of aging men and women As 1 in 4 adults over…Read More

  8. What Happens When You Sleep?

    Actively Asleep Scientists used to think that people were physically and mentally inactive during sleep. But now they know that’s not the case. All night long, your body and brain do quite a bit of work that’s key for your health. There are two main types of sleep that we cycle in and out of whe…Read More

  9. Do Seniors Need To Eat Differently? (Part One)

    Aging. We all go through it and it’s something there is no fountain of youth to drink from, and it’s conventional wisdom and society saying that it has to be a certain way. People are accepting that as seniors continue to age, they’ll feel tired and achy, but what if the narrative you believe,…Read More