Seniors News / Aging
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.
High 'normal' blood sugar may still harm brain
People whose blood-sugar levels were on the high end of the normal range — not high enough to be categorized as having diabetes or prediabetes — were more likely to have brain shrinkage in certain areas, a new study finds.