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Deaths from dementia more than double in US, report says

Dementia not only affects memory and quality of life, it can be fatal. A report released Thursday by the National Center for Health Statistics shows that the rate of Americans who died from dementia has more than doubled from 30.5 deaths per 100,000 people in 2000 to 66.7 in 2017.

11 foods that will age you

Did you know that your diet can also affect the way you age? Eating too much of these foods will make you look older than your age.

Silver Tsunami set to hit Victoria County nursing homes

As Baby Boomers become seniors

As Baby Boomers reach retirement, a perfect storm is set to hit Victoria County nursing homes: A surge in the number of aging Texans, known as the Silver Tsunami, is projected to effect long term care services across the state.

You have two ages, chronological and biological

Reminiscent of a scene from "The Social Network," the whiteboard in researcher and professor Morgan Levine's Yale Medical School office is covered in a series of letters and numbers. She clicks the red cap back onto the dry erase marker and steps back to admire her work.