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Monday June 26th, 2017 10:03PM

AP Health - Senior Health

Family of grandmother killed by alligator sues nursing home
A woman is suing a South Carolina senior living facility after her 90-year-old grandmother was killed by an alligator
1:30PM ( 4 days ago )
Hints of some steps that may boost brain health in old age
No proven ways to stave off dementia, but new report urges research into some steps that might help bolster brain health in old age
9:34AM ( 4 days ago )
Census: US growing older and more racially diverse
The U.S. Census Bureau says the nation is aging and becoming more ethnically diverse
4:47AM ( 4 days ago )
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors
An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision
3:21AM ( 4 days ago )
Genesis HealthCare to pay $53.6M to settle US probes
US prosecutors say Genesis HealthCare has agreed to pay $53.6 million to settle allegations that it submitted false claims for unnecessary therapy and nursing care
4:16PM ( 1 week ago )
The Latest: Genesis HealthCare pleased to resolve probes
Genesis HealthCare says it is pleased to resolve allegations that the company and its subsidiaries had submitted false claims for unnecessary therapy and nursing care.
4:07PM ( 1 week ago )
The Latest: Genesis HealthCare 'pleased' to resolve probes
Genesis HealthCare says it is pleased to resolve allegations that the company and its subsidiaries had submitted false claims for unnecessary therapy and nursing care.
4:06PM ( 1 week ago )
Genesis Healthcare to pay $53.6M to settle federal probes
Federal prosecutors say Genesis Healthcare has agreed to pay $53.6 million to settle allegations that it submitted false claims for unnecessary therapy and nursing care
3:20PM ( 1 week ago )
Experts: Uphill fight against age-related job discrimination
Aging experts and advocates are telling a government commission that age-related discrimination in the workplace still exists 50 years after the enactment of legislation designed to prevent it
5:13PM ( 1 week ago )
Advocate of abstinence-only sex education gets high HHS post
A prominent leader of the abstinence-only sex education movement has been appointed to a senior position at the Department of Health and Human Services, joining several other social conservative activists in the leadership ranks at HHS.
6:08PM ( 2 weeks ago )