News tagged with older adults

For elderly, even short falls can be deadly

While simple falls, such as slipping while walking off a curb, may seem relatively harmless, they can actually lead to severe injury and death in elderly individuals, according to a new study published in The Journal of Trauma: ...

dateNov 01, 2010 in Health
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Moderate drinking: Health benefits or not?

While moderate drinking - one to less than three drinks per day - is linked to a decrease in mortality in middle-aged and older adults, there is also concern that the health benefits of moderate drinking have been overestimated. ...

dateAug 24, 2010 in Health
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