Published: Nov 20th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla.— Simply attending religious services or turning to religion in times of need will not increase a person’s feeling of well-being or make them fear death less, at least among people in later life.
Published: Oct 11th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Less than 4 percent of memory-impaired adults who wander away from home are able to return unassisted, according to a new University of Florida study.
Published: Jun 13th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People who live in rural areas rely on their family doctors for everything from delivering babies to dealing with heart trouble and fixing broken bones.
Published: Jun 11th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The golden years are more likely to be tarnished for black Americans, who face a higher risk of disabilities than their Latino and white counterparts, a University of Florida study shows.
Published: Apr 27th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Although frustrated by “senior moments” of memory lapses, the elderly have a lifetime of knowledge that enables them to best the younger set even if they do slow down with age, says a University of Florida researcher.
Published: Mar 16th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Deteriorating bones, worn-out disks and grinding joints: These are some of the problems that can pack a painful punch to the experience of growing older.
Published: Feb 16th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite fears that the United States is unprepared to care for its rapidly growing elderly population, the system of assisted-living facilities actually place it on firm ground, […]
Published: Jan 29th, 2001
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Nearly half of all women over 65 now use herbal therapies to prevent or treat health problems, but they rarely inform their health-care providers, according to a new University of Florida study.