Most of New Hampshire, like the rest of the world, has been staying home since the start of the pandemic more than a year ago. This means many people have missed regular doctors’ appointments and screenings, and maybe developed some unhealthy habits. For our senior population, now that we ha…
People who need help preparing their taxes can receive free assistance from Granite United Way’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which serves New Hampshire and Windsor County, Vt., residents.
Automakers in Japan, where almost 30% of the population is 65 or older, are taking the lead on adapting cars so the nation's legions of elderly drivers can feel more confident -- and be safer -- behind the wheel.
DENVER — Dental hygienist Jennifer Geiselhofer often cleans the teeth of senior patients who can’t easily get to a dentist’s office. But until recently, if she found a cavity, there was little she could do.
Davetta Brooks, 75, who has heart failure, a fractured hip and macular degeneration, is afraid. Conditions in her low-income senior building on Chicago’s Near West Side — the Congressman George W. Collins Apartments -are “deplorable,” she said.
One in eight adults with heart disease delays filling prescriptions, takes less of the medication than prescribed, or skips medications altogether because of high out-of-pocket costs, a new study suggests.
MANCHESTER — Navigating the world of retirement can be complicated. But many of the 400 people who attended the Union Leader’s Silver Linings Senior Healthy Living Expo said it was helpful to have under one roof so many companies and organizations that serve seniors.
PLYMOUTH — The Silver Linings: Senior Healthy Living Expo headed north on Saturday to the Common Man Inn and Spa, where folks like Richard L’Heureux, of the Senior Companion Program, helped match senior citizens with the resources they need.
In 10 years, more than half of middle-income Americans age 75 or older will not be able to afford to pay for yearly assisted living rent or medical expenses, according to a study published last month in “Health Affairs.”