Senior Health

At Glens Falls Hospital we know that seniors have special health concerns on a variety of topics, from arthritis to diabetes, from osteoporosis to cancer.

Browse our library of articles to stay on top of the latest news and developments you need to know.

Current News in Senior Health

Apr 28, 2017
Doctors believe that communication with their patients is important, but most studies of physician/elderly patient communication do not mention that hearing loss may affect this interaction.
Apr 28, 2017
Older people newly prescribed sleeping pills like benzodiazepines and 'Z-drugs' have over double the odds of a hip fracture in the first two weeks compared with non-users, according to a new study...
Apr 26, 2017
In this article, we take a close look at collagen, a protein that helps skin cells renew and repair themselves. How can you improve your collagen levels?
Apr 25, 2017
Researchers at the universities of Cologne and Bonn uncover the link between protein aggregation and aging.
Apr 25, 2017
The effect of exercise on the aging brain is still much debated. The latest review takes an in-depth look, concluding that physical activity is beneficial.