Category: Disease / Diagnosis

Stopping Elderly Accidents, Deaths & Injuries (STEADI) Initiative

More than one out of every four older adults experience a fall each year, but less than half tell their doctor. Falling once nearly doubles your chances of falling again. Many people who fall, even if the fall does not result in injury, become afraid of falling. This fear may cause a person to abstain […]

Good Things Are Happening in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s Disease BY IAN KREMER & DAISY DUARTE

Don’t believe the naysayers. Good things are happening in the fight against Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. While the challenges are real and enormous, Congress has built momentum and is poised to change for the better both the scientific and societal landscape. Since passage of the landmark National Alzheimer’s Project Act, Congress has been […]