Obesity in Oklahoma

February 12, 2021

Story submitted by Dietspotlight.com Many significant challenges are facing the medical field; however, obesity is one of the highest priorities. Recent statistics that have been published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) […]

Stillwater Public Library adds appointment searching to its senior vaccination assistance

February 2, 2021

Story provided by Stillwater Public Library Stillwater seniors having difficulty finding a COVID-19 vaccination appointment due to technology barriers can get assistance at the Stillwater Public Library. The library’s “Senior Vaccination Assistance” program serves Stillwater […]

House Passes Bipartisan Bill to Protect Nation’s Seniors

February 2, 2021

Story provided by Aging Advocates The bipartisan Promoting Alzheimer’s Awareness to Prevent Elder Abuse Act (S.3703/H.R. 6813), legislation championed by the Alzheimer’s Association and Alzheimer’s Impact Movement (AIM), was unanimously passed by the U.S. House […]

Oklahoma State University Research Team Develops Innovative Dementia Care Settings

January 5, 2021

Story provided by Emily Roberts, PhD, Assistant Professor, OSU Design, Housing, and Merchandising It is estimated that 5.4 million Americans have some form of dementia and these numbers are expected to rise in the coming […]

Eating Disorders

December 7, 2020

Story by Jada McCullough Eating disorders are mental health disorders that affect your thoughts about food and eating behaviors. These disorders can cause you to eat more or less than what you actually need. Contrary […]

Gender Matters

November 8, 2020

Story provided by Alzheimer’s Association, Oklahoma Chapter Today, more than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia; 67,000 of those live in Oklahoma.  While age is the greatest risk factor in […]


October 11, 2020

By Gladeen Allred, Ed.D., Aging Advocate Most hearing loss in older adults is largely due to aging and is usually not reversible.  But some hearing problems are correctable.  A person who becomes aware of hearing […]

Anxiety Disorders

October 9, 2020

Story by Jada McCullough Occasional anxiety is something that most people will experience at some point in their life. Feelings of anxiousness can arise from issues at work, or getting ready for a test, or […]

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