Posts filed under: Aging

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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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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Science Daily | April 24, 2017 “Caring for a husband or wife with cancer significantly diminishes the family income, according to researchers from the University of Georgia Terry College of Business, who tracked change sin employment and income among working-age...
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A local agency gives free help to support your plans for aging at home May 5, 2017   By Denise Logeland One of the best supports for older adults and family caregivers might also be the least known. Here’s how...
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Yale News | April 24, 2017 “A Yale-led study finds that while many family caregivers assist older adults with serious health problems like dementia and disability, the majority aid adults without those issues. Caregivers are also helping with a much...
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Glen Campbell has shared the title track off his forthcoming final studio album, Adios, delivering a poignant goodbye to his fans. The 81-year-old country icon is in the final stages of Alzheimer’s disease and this new set is a gift...
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