The government census found that 40.3 million people aged 65 and older existed. This put the number of senior citizens at just over 10% of the present population. Health and Human Services and the Department of Commerce commissioned the study in 2014 to determine the effects on the economy and services. The projection predicts by […]
Could it be Alzheimer’s?
Forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging, but how can you tell when it’s more than just a “senior moment”? One in eight people 65 and older have Alzheimer’s disease. Alzheimer’s causes nerve cell death and tissue loss throughout the brain. As the disease progresses, brain tissue shrinks and areas containing cerebrospinal fluid become […]