A parachute jump when you are 100 years old

A parachute jump when you are 100 years old

Sam Westwood celebrated his 100th birthday with a parachute jump from a private runway near Bathurst. He is a local celebrity and lives in Trinity Creek near Bathurst in New South Wales. Sam was seconded to Borneo during the Second World War, worked on the Snow Hydromechanics...

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Leo G. Anderson | Apr 28, 2018

The brain in healthy elderly people produces new cells

The brain in healthy elderly people produces new cells

How do we explain the fact that many elderly people are capable of mental and even physical? Until recently, it was thought that with the aging brains, they stopped producing new cells. Recent studies, published in Cell Stem...

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Leo G. Anderson | Apr 27, 2018

Doctors advocate for annual wellness visits for seniors

Doctors advocate for annual wellness visits for seniors

These days, getting older also comes with a rap sheet of health problems - including a chronic illness or disease. In fact, the National Council on Aging (NCOA) says that 80% of seniors have at least one chronic illness to deal with....

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Leo G. Anderson | Apr 24, 2018

Employee Reveals the Alarming Conditions of the Assisted Elderly Living Centers Closed By the State – Lakewood, Colorado

Employee Reveals the Alarming Conditions of the Assisted Elderly Living Centers Closed By the State – Lakewood, Colorado

An employee at one of the two assisted living centers for the elderly that were shut down in Lakewood, Colorado has come out to shed more light on the shocking...

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Leo G. Anderson | Apr 6, 2018

Technology is becoming a Part and Parcel of Assisted Living Communities, Studies Reveal

Technology is becoming a Part and Parcel of Assisted Living Communities, Studies Reveal

How Technology is becoming a Part and Parcel of Assisted Living Communities For a number of years now, it has been falsely perceived that baby boomers are computer illiterate and know nothing about today’s technology. The truth is, this perception is based on past studies, which basically do not give...

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Leo G. Anderson | Apr 5, 2018

A new cancer treatment system

A new cancer treatment system

Prostate cancer is a malignancy that develops primarily in men over 50 years of age. Symptoms at the onset of the disease are almost unlikely. For this reason, it is extremely important to diagnose it early. Although it is common, prostate cancer is completely treatable only if it is "caught"...

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Leo G. Anderson | Mar 18, 2018

What to do in England for the elderly

What to do in England for the elderly

England has announced that it will send hundreds of pharmacists to the care homes to prevent or at least reduce the elderly people's stay in hospitals. Studies show that one in twelve cases of patients admitted to a hospital is associated with taking medication. 10% of people...

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Leo G. Anderson | Mar 18, 2018

Thanksgiving day for Vietnam veterans / National Vietnam War Veterans Day

Thanksgiving day for Vietnam veterans / National Vietnam War Veterans Day

On the National Day of the Vietnam War for Veterans, there will be events to mark the Vietnam veterans' service. Many public buildings will fly the US flag on that day and many private citizens will also do so.

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Leo G. Anderson | Mar 18, 2018

To honor the memory of veteran Paul Bauer

To honor the memory of veteran Paul Bauer

53- year veteran of the forces Paul Bauer with 31 years of service in the forces was shot Tuesday in the performance of duty. He received several shots as a result of which later died, according to police chief Eddie Johnson. On Saturday morning, thousands of people gathered...

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Leo G. Anderson | Feb 19, 2018

Luis Alston, a Vietnamese veteran, is updating a bus to transport veterans in the Veterans Memorial Park

Luis Alston, a Vietnamese veteran, is updating a bus to transport veterans in the Veterans Memorial Park

Luis Alston is a veteran of Vietnam. At the age of 17, he joined the US Marine Corps. At 19, he was injured in Vietnam and had to go home. So he ended his military career. He comes back home without his friend who dies in this war: "I came...

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Leo G. Anderson | Feb 19, 2018

Winter Olympic Games 2018

Winter Olympic Games 2018

The opening of the twenty-third Olympic Winter Games is already a fact. Kim Juna, a skateboarder, brought the Olympic fire to the stadium in the South Korean town of Pongchang. The fire passed through several athletes, among which one of the Korean heroes in the 2002 World Cup, Chun Hwan...

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Leo G. Anderson | Feb 18, 2018

Brain injuries - a test was discovered for a fast detection of brain injuries

Brain injuries - a test was discovered for a fast detection of brain injuries

The long-awaited blood test is now approved for faster detection of brain injuries. Approvals came from the Food and Drug Administration. The test, called the Banyan Brain Trauma Indicator, will reduce the number of people exposed to CT scanning or computerized tomography in detecting brain cell damage or internal skull...

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Leo G. Anderson | Feb 18, 2018

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