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

Mar 23, 2017
New study reveals how a peptide targeted senescent cells - known to play a role in aging - to restore fitness, fur growth, and kidney function in old mice.
Mar 23, 2017
In a study of adults aged 40 to 90 years who were followed for 10 years, poor smell was linked with an increased risk of dying.During the study, 411 of 1774 participants (23%) died.
Mar 22, 2017
New research finds a correlation between the levels of six unsaturated fatty acids and the development of Alzheimer’s disease in older adults.
Mar 22, 2017
Too few older adults plan ahead for end-of-life medical decisions. Even when they do identify a loved one to make decisions for them, their preferences are not always communicated or understood...
Mar 21, 2017
Small leakages from blood vessels in the brain, known as microbleeds, increase with age and are associated with cognitive decline.