THURSDAY, Sept. 29, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Regular home monitoring can help with blood pressure control, but only half of people who have hypertension or other related conditions actually do it, a new study found. Of Americans ages 50 to 80 who take blood pressure medications or have a healthContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 27, 2022 (HealthDay News) — While many older Americans are experiencing sticker shock when they shop for food, lower-income and less-healthy adults are hurting the most, a new poll reveals. Three-quarters of respondents in the latest University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging said the price ofContinue Reading

MONDAY, Sept. 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — As Americans age, millions end up struggling with dementia or some level of memory impairment and diminished capacity to think clearly and make decisions. Yet a new study says that despite such serious challenges, many seniors continue to manage their own finances, oftenContinue Reading

FRIDAY, Sept. 16, 2022 (HealthDay News) — COVID-19 infection may significantly boost an older person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, a new, large-scale study suggests. People 65 and older who contracted COVID were nearly 70% more likely overall to be diagnosed with Alzheimer’s within a year of their infection, researchersContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, Sept. 7, 2022 (HealthDay News) — America’s middle-income seniors could face a time of financial reckoning within the next decade, with the rising costs of health care and assisted living overwhelming their meager savings, a new study reports. The number of middle-income seniors in the United States is expectedContinue Reading