May 3, 2017

Canada now has more seniors than children

For the first time in Canada’s history, there are more seniors than children. The government’s Statistics Canada agency said Wednesday new census figures show there are now 5.9 million Canadians aged 65 and older. They outnumber the 5.8 million children 14 and under. The ...

Ample shut-eye seen lessening Alzheimer's risk in seniors

/ Jul 21, 2015

Ample shut-eye seen lessening Alzheimer's risk in seniors

New research suggests poor sleep may increase people’s risk of Alzheimer’s disease, by spurring a brain-clogging gunk that in turn further interrupts shut-eye. Enough sleep is important for good health generally, but a series of studies presented Monday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference ...

Seniors' apartment building fire near San Antonio kills five

Dec 29, 2014

Seniors' apartment building fire near San Antonio kills five

Five people died Sunday after a fire broke out at a senior-living apartment building in the San Antonio suburb of Castle Hills, authorities said. Eleven other residents of the Wedgwood Apartments were hospitalized, and at least one is in critical condition, according to Bexar ...