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

Feb 24, 2017
Eating five portions of fruits and vegetables daily - in line with current recommendations - may reduce older adults' risk of dementia, study finds.
Feb 24, 2017
As mindfulness practices rise in popularity and evidence of their worth continues to accumulate, those who work with aging populations are looking to use the techniques to boost cognitive...
Feb 24, 2017
An innovative psychological treatment can help older people who are suffering from lower-severity depression, say researchers at the University of York.
Feb 23, 2017
New research finds people who consistently sleep more than 9 hours per night are at a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Feb 22, 2017
Scientists predict that life expectancy is likely to continue rising in developed nations, potentially exceeding 90 years for women in South Korea by 2030.