According to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, more than 34 percent of seniors take medications prescribed by more than one physician and 72 percent take medications that were prescribed more than six months ago. This is one reason why caregivers need to be aware of the potential for drug interactions. Read More
Brain Cells Found to Control Aging
Summary: A new Nature study reports hypothalamic neural stem cell decline accelerates as a result of aging. Introducing new stem cells into the brains of old mice slowed and reversed various measures of aging.
Source: Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Read More
How Meditation Protects the Aging Brain from Decline
A string of recent research suggests regular meditation practice may boost mental flexibility and focus, offering powerful protection against cognitive decline. Read More