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A century ago, life expectancy was less than 50 years old. Now it approaches 80 in the United States, and healthy aging is something people expect.
A meeting of the Lower Arkansas Valley Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council will be held January 21 at the Lamar Senior Opportunity Center, 407 East Olive in Lamar. Snacks will be served beginning at 11:00 a.m., with the meeting starting at 11:30 a.m.
Researchers are looking for ways to determine who's most at risk for dementia and also ways to detect it early. A scientist who has studied low blood pressure makes a case for a link between the two.
The Social Security Administration has paid billions of dollars in benefits to ineligible people, including those who have died.
The month of September is recognized as National Healthy Aging Month, and Greeley County Health Services is working to help educate the aging population on topics that impact them this Fall. Greeley County Health Services is going to be hosting an Aging Expo event Wednesday, October 2, at the Ocie Room beginning at 8:45 a.m. to bring in experts on aging topics to educate the community. Some of the speakers will include Clinkscales Elder Law Firm, Dixon Drug, The Area Agency on Aging, the Alzheimer's Association, and more.
The aging process has little impact on mastering and maintaining language skills.
Bill would penalize copanies receiving federal research grants for charging "unreasonable prices" for prescription drugs.
New federal report continues to find that large numbers of Americans are not saving for retirement, and are unprepared for an emergency.
As the population ages, a crisis could be in the making, with a severe shortage of caregivers for seniors over 80. Technology could provide some solutions.