New Orleans Council on Aging

Sign of the Times

“How Research Can Lead to Improved Health Outcomes for Older Adults” According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2016 there were more than 49.2 million people living in the U.S. over the age of 65. This statistic, coupled with the fact that most patients living with health conditions such as cancer, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, arthritis and other diseases, makes it imperative that medical research improves outcomes for this population.

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