by Shelley Emling, AARP, June 1, 2017 http://www.aarp.org/health/brain-health/info-2017/lifestyle-changes-to-prevent-dementia-fd.html You can take these simple but important steps starting today Some studies show a link between a solid social network and a low risk of dementia. New research shows a dramatic increase...
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May 26, 2017 A four-country survey reveals fascinating differences and similarities Click the link below to see the PowerPoint show http://www.nextavenue.org/slideshow/end-of-life-care-other-countries/?hide_newsletter=true&utm_source=Next+Avenue+Email+Newsletter&utm_campaign=7971d01df1-06_06_2017_Tues_Newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_056a405b5a-7971d01df1-165445065&mc_cid=7971d01df1&mc_eid=1c252eaddc#slide1  ...
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by Eileen Ambrose, AARP, May 31, 2017 http://www.aarp.org/health/medicare-insurance/info-2017/new-medicare-cards-facts-fd.html Here’s what you need to know The cards will automatically be mailed to all 58 million current beneficiaries. New Medicare cards arriving next year will no longer display Social Security numbers, a...
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Many people worry about becoming forgetful as they age. They think it is the first sign of Alzheimer’s disease. But forgetfulness can be a normal part of aging. Share this infographic and help spread the word about what memory problems...
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May 19, 2017 — http://www.webmd.com/alzheimers/news/20170519/how-one-town-hopes-to-cure-alzheimers Judy Culbertson gets lost sometimes. She might be on her way home from the grocery store or some other place she’s been dozens of times, when she suddenly finds herself on a street she doesn’t recognize....
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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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