According to the National Association on Mental Illness (NAMI): “Depression affects more than 6.5 million of the 35 million Americans aged 65 years or older. Most people in this stage of life with depression have been experiencing episodes of the illness during much of their lives. For others, depression has a first onset in late life—even persons in their 80s and 90s. Depression in older persons is closely associated with dependency and disability and causes great suffering for the individual and the family.”
REPLAY VIDEO: AARP hosted a panel discussion on responsible solutions for the future of Medicare and Social Security 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Norris Conference Center's Red Oak Ballroom at Wonderland of the Americas Mall, 4522 Fredricksburg Road, Suite 100.
The City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department and the Mayor’s Fitness Council have joined together to create a one-of-a-kind interactive fitness challenge, Fit Pass SA. In an effort to continue to make San Antonio a healthy and fit city, Fit Pass SA is designed to encourage participants to stay active by offering them the opportunity to win prizes for attending a wide variety of free and low-cost wellness
A long-term follow-up to a groundbreaking study led by the director of the Cancer Therapy & Research Center confirms that a drug shown to reduce risk of prostate cancer by more than a third has no impact on lifespan but further reduces the risk of prostate cancer.
In an unprecedented show of support for our nation’s wounded warriors, the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs have agreed to provide approximately $45 million over five years for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) research to advance PTSD diagnosis, prevention and treatment for service members and veterans.