Tag Archives: Aging Adults

First-time age of mother’s is rising: CDC

By: Emily Lunardo | Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:30 AM
aging mothers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that the average age for first-time mothers is rising. Between 2000 to 2014 the average age of first-time mother’s rose 1.4 years from 24.9 to 26.3 years. Although the average first-time… Read More

Aging adults at risk for meningitis too

By: Bel Marra Health | Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 03:00 PM
Aging adults at risk for meningitis, too

Meningitis is inflammation surrounding protective membranes of the spinal cord. Bacterial meningitis can be life-threatening, especially in aging adults. There are five types of meningitis, including bacterial, viral, fungal, parasitic and non-infectious. The severity of meningitis can differ and… Read More