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Monday March 27th, 2017 6:34AM

AP Health - Senior Health

Mississippi lawmaker discloses dementia diagnosis from floor
A colorful Mississippi lawmaker who is an undertaker by trade has gone public with a diagnosis of dementia, saying he will seek to live his days with 'the gusto of a hound dog'
6:02PM ( 2 days ago )
Worried about getting old? Poll sees optimism grow with age
A new survey finds greater worry about the typical concerns of aging among younger people than older people
11:36AM ( 4 days ago )
George Clooney pays surprise visit to devoted UK fan
Actor George Clooney startled an 87-year-old fan in Britain by showing up at her assisted living facility with flowers and a card to wish her a happy birthday
8:10AM ( 5 days ago )
GOP leaders propose health bill changes to help older people
Top House Republicans hunting votes for their health care overhaul are proposing amendments aimed at providing more help for older people
11:09PM ( 6 days ago )
Ryan: More help for older people needed in GOP health bill
Days before a pivotal vote, House Speaker Paul Ryan says he will seek changes to a GOP health care bill to provide more help to older people
10:51PM ( 1 week ago )
Health groups: Next cure may go undiscovered with Trump cuts
Health groups say President Donald Trump's proposal to slash funds for the National Institutes of Health would be devastating for research to fight cancer and Alzheimer's, Zika and superbugs and a host of other diseases
11:26AM ( 1 week ago )
Falls are taking a huge and rising toll on elderly brains
Health officials say elderly Americans are suffering concussions and other brain injuries from falls at what appear to be unprecedented rates
3:48PM ( 1 week ago )
Sharp rise in brain injuries seen in elderly from falls
Health officials say elderly Americans are suffering brain injuries from falls at what appear to be unprecedented rates
1:10PM ( 1 week ago )
GOP health plan: Tax cuts for rich; hits older people hard
The House GOP tax plan provides big tax cuts for wealthy families but it hits many older Americans hard with higher insurance premiums and smaller tax credits
10:10AM ( 1 week ago )
Senate confirms Trump pick to head Medicare and Medicaid
A divided Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to run the Medicare and Medicaid agency
6:11PM ( 1 week ago )