Senior Health

At Glens Falls Hospital we know that seniors have special health concerns on a variety of topics, from arthritis to diabetes, from osteoporosis to cancer.

Browse our library of articles to stay on top of the latest news and developments you need to know.

Current News in Senior Health

Feb 23, 2017
New research finds people who consistently sleep more than 9 hours per night are at a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Feb 22, 2017
Scientists predict that life expectancy is likely to continue rising in developed nations, potentially exceeding 90 years for women in South Korea by 2030.
Feb 22, 2017
A new subset of genes that only become active during stress and aging offer clues into how circadian rhythms might influence health and disease.
Feb 21, 2017
Older Australians can reduce their time spent in hospital by walking an extra 4300 steps per day, according to research published in the Medical Journal of Australia.
Feb 20, 2017
How do the levels of cholesterol differ by age naturally and what are the healthy levels for different age groups? What are the treatment options?