Addiction

Marijuana use continues to grow among baby boomers

Marijuana use is becoming more prevalent among middle-aged and older adults, with 9 percent of adults aged 50-64 and nearly 3 percent of adults 65 and older reporting marijuana use in the past year, according to a study by ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Diagnosis of Alzheimer's becoming more common, but less severe

Alzheimer's disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting nearly six million Americans. Aside from the incredible toll it takes on patients and their families, the estimated total cost of care is over $400 billion. ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Is it adultery if my spouse doesn't know who I am anymore?

In Zoomer magazine's September 2017 issue, there was an enlightening article written by Rev. Dr. Sheila Macgregor addressing contemporary issues that have emerged as a result of what's become known as the longevity revolution.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mind the (osteoporosis treatment) gap

With the first of the baby boomer generation now entering their eighties, the next decade will see a significant increase in the number of people living with osteoporosis and experiencing the often devastating outcome of ...

Alzheimer's disease & dementia

Researchers report promising new Alzheimer's drug

A new experimental treatment against Alzheimer's has proved to be promising and free of harmful side effects, researchers in the United States reported Wednesday.

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