This is the 10th installment of our senior health news round up!  There is an awful lot of information to sort through every month, some good, but most bad, but I found a ton of great articles for you.  Here are my picks for the very best of senior health news and articles for July 2016.  Just click on the links you find interesting.  Anything with a [Must Read] is a must read!  I always welcome feedback, reach out below through our NEW Facebook commenting section or on Twitter @mwhomecare.  Let’s get into it!!

 

General News

For those getting up there in age, here is a great page of ways to prevent arthritis.

Interesting article on how height has increased over the last 100 year. . . mainly for 1st world countries.

A 1.7 million-year-old fossil bone was found with cancer on it.

Insurances

[Must Read] A huge Medicare and Medicaid fraud has been shut down, Feds claim over $1,000,000,000 (1 Billion) in fraud.

Caregivers

An interesting article on how Ralph Lauren needs to help with us fall prevention.

What to do when yesterday you weren’t a caregiver, but today you now are.

When you do find yourself becoming a caregiver, here is how to develop a support system.

Diseases

Flu shots helps reduce risk of hospital stays for multiple deadly diseases.

New HIV vaccine begins human trials in South Africa.

Some good news, a global study shows that stroke is very preventable.

Dementia

[Must Read] We wrote a blog about this news, but an Alzhiemer’s vaccine has been developed and is in trials.

Can speed training your brain help prevent dementia?

Alzhiemer’s risk might be detected as early as 18 with genetic scoring.

A new study has found the earliest signs of Alzhiemer’s.

Diet and Nutrition

Cancer promoting protien levels can be reduced by diet and excersize.

Eating more healthy fats will reduce diabete risks.

Alcohol is shown to contribute to at least SEVEN types of cancer!  Ouch!

 

Wrapping It Up

That’s it for the best of senior health news, July 2016.  The internet is big out there!  Did I miss anything?  Reach me at @mwhomecare on Twitter or leave a comment below through our Facebook comments section!  Thanks for reading the very best in senior health news for July 2016.