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

May 18, 2018
In middle age, some people may be at risk of experiencing heart failure, a condition that often worsens in time. Can upping exercise levels prevent it?
May 17, 2018
Our brains tend to shrink with age, which can affect our cognitive functioning. But following the right kind of diet may help to preserve brain volume.
May 14, 2018
New research shows that the controlled breathing that is part of meditation practices changes our brains in a way that keeps them youthful and healthy.
May 11, 2018
A new study dives into the hippocampus to understand more about how memories are formed. The team identified a key player: a type of serotonin receptor.
May 10, 2018
As a person ages, their skin naturally becomes thinner, less elastic, or papery. While there is no specific way to treat thin skin or to thicken the skin, a person can prevent skin from getting thinner by using retinol creams and avoiding risk factors suc…