Seniors News / Aging
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republican leaders struggled to round up votes from recalcitrant conservatives for a bill dealing with the immigrant surge at the U.S.-Mexico border and head home for a five-week summer break boasting of acting to address the crisis.
Light exercise boosts older adults' brains
Even minimal exercise of the body and mind may improve cognitive function in older adults, a new study suggests.
Nurse refuses to perform CPR despite 911 plea
An elderly woman being cared for at a California retirement facility died following the refusal of a nurse at the facility to perform CPR on the woman after she collapsed, authorities said.
Dementia 'night camp' gives caregivers a rest
A "night camp" for dementia victims who don't sleep at night or tend to wake up agitated is meant to provide their caregivers — usually a son or daughter — with a treasured night's sleep.
One aging brain cell can affect entire brain
Brain cells may undergo aging in much the same way as skin cells do — with one aging cell affecting many of its neighbors, a new study from England says.