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Thousands of Canadian Seniors Hospitalized with Adverse Drug Reactions: Report

March 27, 2013, 8:50 pm

Nearly 27,000 Canadian seniors were hospitalized from an adverse drug reaction in 2010-2011 says a new report.

Global Q&A: ‘What do you enjoy most about being a senior?’

February 27, 2013, 2:08 am

Epoch Times reporters from Peru to India discovered when they asked locals …

Safer Living for Seniors and the Disabled in San Francisco

February 10, 2013, 9:24 pm

New legislation introduced on Monday at a San Francisco supervisor committee meeting seeks to make living safer for seniors and people with disabilities in Single Room [...]

Ageism Most Tolerated Social Discrimination, Report Finds

November 5, 2012, 4:28 pm

A new survey is showing that ageism is the most tolerated form of social discrimination in Canada.

Study: Final Years Can Bankrupt Medicare Patients

September 11, 2012, 9:32 pm

Out of pocket charges for health care during the last five years of life costs 25 percent of Medicare recipients all that they have, including their homes, according to a new [...]

Fall Fitness for Seniors in New York City Parks

September 6, 2012, 4:32 pm

Free tennis lessons, yoga instruction, and fitness walking sessions will be available in 13 city parks for New Yorkers aged 60-plus, starting Sept. 24. The City Parks [...]

Seniors Are Canada’s Fastest Growing Age Group, Census Shows

May 30, 2012, 11:57 pm

New census data shows that Canada now has more seniors than ever before, with the number of people aged 65 and over catching up with the number of children 14 and under in the [...]

Watch Your Alcohol Intake, BC Gov’t Tells Seniors

April 22, 2012, 8:09 pm

The B.C. government is warning seniors that people become more sensitive to the effects of alcohol as they age.

Study Links Falls to Hearing Loss

March 7, 2012, 2:59 pm

Researchers found that older people with hearing loss are more likely to fall.

With Potential Medicare Cuts, Worry Among US Seniors

December 25, 2011, 9:40 pm

Seniors are paying close attention to talks of cutting Medicare costs, as both political parties wrestle with the escalating price of the nearly 50-year-old entitlement program. “It would be dreadful if they made cuts. I wouldn’t be able to afford [...]


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