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New test for amyloid plaque could help with Alzheimer's research. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

How To Tell Signs Of Dementia From Normal Aging

New studies suggest that noticing you are having memory or thinking problems could be the earliest sign of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s Association lists these 10 warning signs, plus advice on how to tell them from normal age-related changes.

07/17/2013

(Glass of wine being poured.)

Red Wine Component Provides Anti-Aging Benefits

After some debate, Harvard Medical School researchers are saying they have confirmed that compound resveratrol that’s found in red wine does provide anti-aging benefits.

03/11/2013

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Viral Video: The Science Of Aging

While many people worry about how to slow the signs of aging, this video looks at an equally important question: why do we age?

KRLD–03/08/2013

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How Real Women Deal With The Real Signs Of Aging

We all know wrinkles are a regular part of aging, but there are some physical changes Mama never warned us about. CBS 11 News asked seven North Texas women to fess us about their aging challenges.

CBS 11–02/19/2013

A doctor examines a patient's brain. (credit: Mauricio Lima/AFP/Getty Images)

Clock Ticking With New Plan To Fight Alzheimer’s

The clock is ticking: The first National Alzheimer’s Plan sets a deadline of 2025 to finally find effective ways to treat, or at least stall, the mind-destroying disease.

05/15/2012

An elderly woman clasps her hands.

Millions Now Manage Aging Parents’ Care From Afar

As lifespans lengthen and the number of seniors rapidly grows, more Americans find themselves in the perilous position of struggling to care for an ailing loved one from hundreds or thousands of miles away.

01/26/2012

One-year-old Maggie Devine (r) experiences an interactive spy submarine exhibit, as her grandmother looks on. (credit: Joyce Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images)

Grandparents Playing A Bigger Role In Child-Rearing

Less frail and more involved, today’s grandparents are shunning retirement homes and stepping in more than ever to raise grandchildren while young adults struggle in the poor economy.

08/25/2011

The cover of Dr. Jeffry Life's book "The Life Plan". (credit: Atria Books)

Baby Boomers Will Be Spending Billions To Counter Aging

Baby boomers heading into retirement age are providing a 70 million-member strong market for companies, entrepreneurs and cosmetic surgeons eager to capitalize on their “forever young” mindset.

08/21/2011