News In Aging

Posted on May 13, 2019 by Taylor Rhea A recent article references a study that found that owning a pet – specifically a dog – could greatly improve one’s health. Here’s how. It can improve cardiovascular health by keeping people active. It can reduce stress responses in the body. It can lower blood pressure, cholesterol levels
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Posted on July 24, 2019 by Jamie Floyd On Wednesday, the Denver Broncos released a statement indicating the owner of their franchise, Pat Bowlen, is stepping down as a result of his diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Bowlen has been living with the disease for a few years, but chose to keep this private. As I listened to the
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Posted on August 1, 2019 by Beatrice Huston Culturally speaking, we place a great deal of emphasis on physical health and the actions we take to keep our bodies healthy. But what about our brains?  As some of us age, we experience a decline in cognitive ability, memory loss and a general lag in mental
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Posted on May 5, 2019 by Taylor Rhea A mother-daughter duo recently embarked on a journey of storytelling together. The two teamed up to complete Atria Senior Living’s guided journal Field Notes from an Adventurous Life. In anticipation of Mother’s Day, we asked Atria Paradise resident Grace R. and her daughter Ginger to share their
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Posted on July 31, 2019 by admin Women are disproportionately affected by Alzheimer’s and the reasons remain unclear. According to the Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report: Women make up almost two-thirds of American seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease. Among those aged 71 and older, 16 percent of women have Alzheimer’s and other
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