All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘senior citizens’

Alzheimer’s Disease: Blood Test Foretells Illness

Medical researchers have designed an experimental blood test that can predict Alzheimer’s disease before it fully develops. The disease was detected through plasma phospholipids, which researchers said was more convenient in comparison to costly methods like spinal taps or PET scans. “They decided to start with fats, since it was the easiest and least expensive,” according to a report by CNN. “They drew blood from …

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Senior Prostitution Ring Busted at Nursing Facility

Police in New Jersey have arrested two residents of the Vicente K. Tibbs Senior Citizen Building in Englewood, New Jersey for running a prostitution ring for their fellow residents. According to a New Jersey Record report, 75-year-old James Parham and 66-year-old Cheryl Chaney were charged for possessing drug paraphernalia and “maintaining a drug nuisance.” Parham allegedly provided residents of the …

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Medicare Open Enrollment Now Available

Open enrollment for Medicare officially began this week, allowing those eligible to choose their medicare health and drug plan. The open enrollment period lasts until December 7, so there’s no rush for seniors to choose a prescription drug plan or Medicare Advantage plan that’s tailored to their needs. Marilyn Tavenner, acting administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services …

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Safe Sex for Seniors, Charlie Sheen Sells Crazy, & Wheelchair Marty McFly [Viral Videos]

A viral video is one that becomes popular through the process of Internet sharing, via social media, sharing sites, or good ‘ole email. Everyday we highlight some of the best that are currently viral and some that are trending that way. Today’s videos feature homosexual icebergs, an app so cool its advertisement won’t tell you what it is, & an …

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