Seniors' Health

Saint Francis holds weekly Heart & Health Screenings every Wednesday from 7 to 10 am in the Saint Francis Health and Wellness Center lobby. For more information, click here.

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Seniors' Health

Older adults are at increased risk for hypothermia, a dangerous drop in body temperature, the U.S. National Institute on Aging warns.

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Seniors' Health

The current flu season is shaping up to be a nasty one, but there's good news for American seniors who've gotten their flu shot.

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Seniors' Health

Seniors are wasting their time and money taking calcium and vitamin D supplements to ward off the brittle bones of old age, a new review concludes.

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Seniors' Health

In a finding that's sure to ruffle some fur and feathers, scientists report that having a pet doesn't fend off age-related declines in physical or mental health.

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Seniors' Health

Age can often bring a loss of hearing, and for some, mental decline in the form of dementia. But are the two linked?

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Seniors' Health

For a quarter of American seniors, a cancer diagnosis signals the return of an old foe, new research shows.

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