Functional Decline

Vitamin E slows functional  decline in AD patients: study

Vitamin E slows functional decline in AD patients: study

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Vitamin E could slow down the functional decline of patients with mild or moderate Alzheimer's disease, according to new research.

Exercise program helps keep residents on their feet: study

Exercise program helps keep residents on their feet: study

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Mobility limitations are often a warning sign for upcoming functional decline in seniors, and exercise can help, according to new research.

Wrist fractures lead to greater functional decline among elderly, research shows

Older women who experience a wrist fracture tend to develop more disabilities, according to new research.

Study: Many assisted living residents sleep poorly

Poor sleep among residents of assisted living facilities is common, and can lead to a worsening quality of life, and subsequent placement in a nursing home, according to the results of a new study.

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