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An assisted living facility was willing to look the other way whenever one of its residents would return from a "booze run" to pander liquor to other residents, but not when its staff discovered a prostitute under the man's bed, authorities said.
There's a lot that's unclear in an attempt to cook peppers in Everclear in an assisted living residence last week.
Nursing homes should be allowed to serve alcohol to residents without having to pay excise taxes or permits, according to a group of Indiana seniors who want to gain an exemption from the state.
Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol might preserve cognition in people over the age of 60, according to recently published findings in the American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias.
Great. Perfect. Dental x-rays have been officially linked to brain tumors. Now I have a headache. I think I need to lie down.
You will not last long in this field unless you learn how to deal with dying and death. They are inescapable realities in a profession where most customers are old and sick. But there is no way to be completely prepared for a death in one's own family, as I was recently reminded. My younger sister Ellen died last week. She was 41.
To hear some rock and rollers sneer it, you'd think that living long is a terrible fate. But is that really the case?
Imbibing in the occasional glass of wine might actually reduce the risk of dementia, according to an analysis of 143 studies conducted since 1977.
Elderly adults who consume about two alcoholic beverages per day are at a significantly lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and dementia than non-drinkers, according to new research from Germany.
Elderly people with drinking problems consume significantly more alcohol than their younger counterparts, new research finds.
It's last call for those who think two drinks a day can stave off functional decline in old age. New research suggests that it's lifestyle, not liquor, that really helps to determine how we age.
The largest study to date on the effects of alcohol intake among seniors has turned up mixed results: On one hand, moderate consumption significantly decreases the risk of developing dementia. However, if a person already has dementia, any alcohol consumption greatly accelerates cognitive decline.