06/10/2017Neuroscientist James Galvin hopes to prevent dementia in the first place. So he has developed an innovative program in the Comprehensive Center for Brain Health at FAU called the "Dementia Prevention Initiative" (DPI).
04/10/2017People with both high and low levels of magnesium in their blood may have a greater risk of developing dementia, according to a study published in the online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
04/10/2017Newest proposal in a line of legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act will harm access to key health services for older Americans, families, caregivers, and healthcare professionals.
02/10/2017Geriatrics experts know that certain medications may have risks for older adults that outweigh their benefits, especially when safer alternatives are available.
22/09/2017Older adults who add 48 minutes of moderate physical activity per week can lower their chances for major mobility disability
18/09/2017Older people who watched more than five hours of TV per day and reported three or fewer hours per week of total physical activity had more than a three-fold higher risk of being unable to walk or having difficulty walking at the end of a study that ran for nearly a decade.