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The ADRC Initiative

Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced $12.5 million in awards to Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) to support older Americans and people with disabilities stay independent and receive long-term services and supports. These grants, funded by … Continue reading

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Question for Dr. CC: Why do I need a Pap test at age 79?

Dear Dr. CC, I’m 79 healthy senior lady. My doctor recently recommended a Pap tests for me. I have no history of any problems in this area. Is this really necessary at my age?  I do not have money (or … Continue reading

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What is the Connection between Niacin Difficiency and Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia?

Reduced intake of the B vitamin niacin may predispose elderly people to develop Alzheimers disease, according to a study presented at the 2002 Gerontological Society of Americas 55th Annual Scientific Meeting. In the study, the researchers determined food intake by … Continue reading

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5 New Myths About Growing Old

Everyone knows that the population of the World is aging and the pace will accelerate as the gigantic baby boomer generation rolls into old age.  Many adult children of baby boomers are already in or face the possibility of becoming … Continue reading

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Will you live to be 100?

Research on siblings and offspring of centenarians have documented that exceptional longevity runs strongly in families. Continue reading

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