Sarcopenia is the deterioration of muscle mass and strength that is a normal part of aging, which is often the cause of falls and other problems seniors are forced to cope with as they age. New research suggests that there might be an easy way to slow down sarcopenia; protein drinks which are not so…

Thanks to Gillian Tee, Singaporian seniors are now being offered improved solutions to aging issues. Having returned to her native Singapore after a decade-and-a-half abroad, she learned about what technology could do for the elderly and co-founded an on-demand home care company linking caregivers to seniors who require help. Homage was set up and now…

The majority of the 28% of people that refuse home health care after they are discharged from the hospital are older adults, according to a recent study. Why they say no is a key to understanding how the health care system and loved ones can improve the overall health of seniors in need of follow-up…

We are increasingly becoming aware that as people age and technology advances, quality of life is improving for seniors.  One example of this combo at work is the “smart home and on-demand economy,” which, in some cases is transforming seniors’ homes into cyber castles. What does this mean exactly? Rather than the elderly grandfather moving…

It’s been widely known for many years now that dogs can provide tremendous joy, companionship and even healing power to the elderly. Just recently, senior residents in Philadelphia were privy to some of those benefits themselves at the first ever Dog Days of Summer Pup Parade – an event that is set to take place…

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