Heron Greenesmith Policy Attorney 05/25/2017 10:19 am ET | Updated 1 day ago There are more than 2.7 million LGBTQ adults ages 50 or older living in communities across the country, one in five of whom are older adults of...
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By MARY BROPHY MARCUS CBS NEWS May 25, 2017, 1:15 PM Deaths from Alzheimer’s disease have risen dramatically in recent years, new government health data shows, and more Americans are dying from the illness at home. Over a 16-year period,...
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Yahoo Finance | April 26, 2017 “At some point, it is highly likely that many Americans will find themselves in the position of needing to provide care for an older family member or friend. And with the aging of baby...
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Next Avenue looks ahead in honor of our 5th anniversary May 16, 2017 By Shayla Stern  Editorial Director The future of the way people 50 and older live and learn will be increasingly more connected and networked — social networks, cloud-based...
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By Beth Baker, Next Avenue Contributor MAY 17, 2017 @ 01:27 PM In 2012, Ti Randall of New York City, who has Alzheimer’s disease, had run out of savings. His Social Security and a veteran’s pension helped cover his basic...
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By: Leo Shane III, May 12, 2017 WASHINGTON — Veterans Affairs officials planned three-week review of the department caregiver program will now stretch into late June, to “provide clarity” on enrollment rules for the program. Last month, VA Secretary David Shulkin announced...
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In a new scientific paper, researchers highlight a troublesome trend that’s likely to get worse as the nation’s population gets older. By Amanda MacMillan May 15, 2017 Women shoulder a disproportionate amount of responsibility in caring for family members with...
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By Anna Gorman May 9, 2017 LOS ANGELES — Gary Carmona thought he could do it all. He’s run companies and chaired nonprofit boards. But since his wife was diagnosed with dementia, Carmona, 77, has felt overwhelmed. “I really see...
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Notice is given that the Alpine Area Agency on Aging is requesting funds for coordination and advocacy and program development after the state and federal administration funds are expended for the upcoming state fiscal year cycle of July 1, 2017...
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By ROBERTA DIAZ BRINTON MAY 10, 2017 Every day, Alzheimer’s disease forces women to make hard, life-altering choices about their careers, relationships, and finances. Christell and Shari Anderson are two of them. In 2004, Christell was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, which...
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