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Over 60? You’re at risk for this…

As a kid, you probably developed chicken pox—a rash all over your body that was incredibly itchy and made you miss several school days. You may think that chicken pox is something that only young children experience, but it can affect seniors too, and when it does, it is known as shingles. Shingles is far here to read more

Decreasing temperatures increase risk of heart failure in the elderly

Autumn is just around the corner, which means declining temperatures and trading your summer clothes for something warmer. While watching the leaves change is enjoyable for most, a new study suggests that changes in temperature and atmospheric pressure may be related to an increase in hospitalization and even death in elderly patients with heart failure. here to read more


Boost brain power with this one thing

In previous e-mails, we told you about the benefits of sex, which include burning calories, reducing stress, improving sleep, increasing intimacy, and improving your mood. Well, you can now add boosting brain power to that list too, according to latest research findings. Researchers of the study published in The Journals of Gerontology found that regular here to read more

Treating symptoms may be more beneficial for older adults to improve overall function

Living with several health conditions is something almost exclusively experienced by the elderly. As we reach our older years, the human body becomes less capable of fighting off infection and is more susceptible to disease. This often leads seniors to experience symptoms that reduce their quality of life. It is estimated that about 70 percent here to read more

Initial studies suggest that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can reverse frailty

Old and frail are two words that usually go hand in hand, because as we age, our bones and muscles deteriorate and become weaker. Rigorous exercise is not something that the elderly population does often, and they aren’t expected to. But this is exactly what researchers from the University of Buffalo are proposing — preclinical here to read more

New hope for men over 65

Many people believe that the prime years of being sexually active are your 20s and 30s, but in fact, it’s men over the age of 60 that are experiencing a boost in libido. Elly Muhwezi, an executive director for the Mbarara district civil society organizations forum explained, “You find a man at 70 (years) and here to read more