Aug. 22, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Aug. 22, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Reliance on caregivers doubles as people near death, and half of those caregivers — typically unpaid family members — report having no...
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A TED Talks video on ending ageism.  Click here It’s not the passage of time that makes it so hard to get older. It’s ageism, a prejudice that pits us against our future selves — and each other. Ashton Applewhite...
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Use the following room-by-room checklist to alert you to potential hazards and to record any changes you need to make to help keep a person with Alzheimer’s disease safe. You can buy products or gadgets necessary for home safety at stores carrying...
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By Stacy Canan – JUL 26, 2017 We often hear that older Americans want to “age in place.” Aging in place means living at home in the community, rather than in an institutional setting, like a nursing facility. This is the choice most...
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7/14/2017     SENIOR PLANET “If each and every one of us can have a little bit of tolerance, that it doesn’t matter even if small mistakes are made, then we might be able to make a slight change in the...
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By Lauran Neergaard | AP July 20 at 2:55 PM WASHINGTON — Seek a good education. Control blood pressure and diabetes. Get off the couch. There are some hints, but no proof yet, that these and other lifestyle changes just might help stave off...
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NEWS PROVIDED BY Comfort Keepers  Jul 18, 2017, 15:30 ET Comfort Keepers Collborates with Stanford University and ClearCare on New Study DAYTON, Ohio, July 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — As America’s population ages and the number of those with severe health issues increases, a...
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By Ronnie Cohen Reuters                    Jul. 14, 2017, 10:58 AM One in 18 older Americans falls victim to financial fraud or scams annually, and that figure excludes seniors who’ve been financially abused...
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By Stephen Ohlemacher | AP July 13 at 5:02 PM WASHINGTON — Millions of Americans who rely on Social Security can expect to receive their biggest payment increase in years this January, according to projections released Thursday by the trustees who oversee the program.But...
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Findings raise possibility repeated disruption of slow wave sleep could lead to a buildup of proteins linked to disease Prolonged periods of poor sleep increase levels of proteins involved in Alzheimer’s disease, research suggests, although quality, not quantity, of sleep...
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