Published: July 29, 2010 @ 10 p.m.
Consuming more vitamin E through the diet appears to be associated with a lower risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to new report.
Published: July 29, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m.
CHICAGO -- Gov. Pat Quinn has signed legislation that will require more staffing and better oversight of Illinois' nearly 800 nursing homes to improve patient safety.
Published: July 21, 2010 @ 10:46 a.m.
Overweight and moderately obese postmenopausal women using diets based on higher protein intake also need to be aware of potential bone loss, according to new research from Purdue University.
Published: July 20, 2010 @ 10:36 a.m.
The more an older woman weighs, the worse her memory, according to new research.
Published: July 14, 2010 @ 11 p.m.
Loren Miller and his guitar were recently invited out to a retirement home to "play for the old people," as he jokingly put it.
Published: July 14, 2010 @ 12:20 p.m.
The Links stay active. She goes to FitClub, and he plays golf. They do several things together, including dancing with the Silver Steppers line dancers and caring for a great-granddaughter one day a week.
Published: July 14, 2010 @ 10:19 a.m.
Springfield Senior Citizens Center, 701 W. Mason St. 528-4035.
Wednesday, July 14
Published: July 09, 2010 @ 7:58 a.m.
Almost 2,000 fewer meals will be served each month to senior citizens in Sangamon and Menard counties, and transportation services to seniors will be cut in half as part of $55,000 in cuts scheduled to take effect Monday.
Published: July 08, 2010 @ 10:39 a.m.
Women who eat foods rich in a variety of vitamins and minerals may have a lower risk of developing the most common type of cataract that occurs in the United States, according to a new report.
Published: July 08, 2010 @ 10:21 a.m.
CHICAGO -- Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan's office is checking up on nursing homes in the state.