Latest Aging News

Older people fret less about aging in place: AP-NORC Poll

Apr. 27, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The older you are, the less you fret about aging in your own home or community. That's a key insight from a new Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll, which found that U.S. adults ages 65 or older feel much better prepared to “age in...

Storms batter aging power grid as climate disasters spread

Apr. 06, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

Power outages from severe weather across the U.S. have doubled over the past two decades, as a warming climate stirs more destructive storms that cripple broad segments of the nation’s aging electrical grid, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data. Forty...

Storms batter aging power grid as climate disasters spread

Apr. 05, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

Power outages from severe weather have doubled over the past two decades across the U.S., as a warming climate stirs more destructive storms that cripple broad segments of the nation’s aging electrical grid, according to an Associated Press analysis of government data. Forty...

Tulane to study estrogen's contradictory dementia effects

Mar. 12, 2022 11:32 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A five-year study by the Tulane University Brain Institute will focus on understanding why estrogen therapy helps protect some women from age-related brain problems, while other women do not benefit from the therapy. The $14 million study will be funded by the...