Most Recent Articles by Alyssa Salela
People with either Parkinson's disease or melanoma are four times as likely to receive a diagnosis of the other disease, according to a recent Mayo Clinic study. Researchers, however, said that the association likely is not due to a Parkinson's drug, levodopa, that often is cited as a reason.
Certain healthy lifestyle choices made by older adults can affect their likelihood of living independently more than a decade later, according to a study from Uppsala University in Uppsala, Sweden.
Elmcroft Senior Living has introduced a proprietary medication management system into more than half of its senior living communities, with plans to use it in all of its communities in the future. Belmont Village Senior Living uses the same system.
Long-term exposure to air pollutants may be linked to an increased risk of premature death, according to a recent study.
Brookdale Senior Living hopes to reduce hospital readmissions by offering Iris Plans' advance care planning telehealth services to its residents through a new partnership announced by the companies.