Melanoma Cancer Stats On The Rise In Older Adults

By Barry | November 13, 2019

Melanoma cancer is on the rise in older adults, according to a new report.   The study, published in the journal JAMA Dermatology, reports a 1.8…

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Honoring Veteran’s Day

By Chelsey | November 11, 2019

On this Veteran’s Day, let us remember the service of our veterans, and let us renew our national promise to fulfill our sacred obligations to…

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House Vote On Prescription Drug Bill Coming In December

By Barry | November 7, 2019

A House vote that that would lower the costs of prescription drugs for Medicare Part D enrollees is now promised for this December. The measure…

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The November/December Issue of the Ditmas Park Digest is Here!

By Chelsey | November 7, 2019

Click Here to Continue Reading the November/December Issue of the Ditmas Park Digest

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Senior Adults And Driving; When It’s Time To Finally Stop

By Barry | November 6, 2019

Senior adults and their driving is a sticky subject to discuss — especially with them. Rarely, will you find a senior adult who thinks he/she…

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National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

By Chelsey | November 6, 2019

The month of November is known as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. President Ronald Reagan made that designation in 1983 and it is something that is still…

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November Is National Diabetes Month, Things To Know

By Barry | October 31, 2019

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when citizens should focus on what they can do to stay healthy. This year’s focus is on the…

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House Approves More Funding For Older Americans Act

By Barry | October 29, 2019

The House of Representatives unanimously approved more funding for the Older Americans Act. This law annually helps millions of senior citizens stay in their homes…

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Aging Seniors Most Vulnerable Age Group To Tech Support Scams

By Barry | October 27, 2019

Ageing seniors, 60 years of age and older, are the most vulnerable age group to tech-support scams, according to a recent FTC report.   These…

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Biogen Reverses Course, Asks FDA To Approve Failed Alzheimer’s Drug

By Barry | October 24, 2019

Biogen, a United States drug manufacturer, has asked the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), to approve their Alzheimer’s drug, Aducanumab. Their request is highly unusual,…

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