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Safety Tips: Prepare Your Home For Elderly Holiday Guests

In the midst of wrapping presents, stuffing stockings and shopping for family holiday dinners, hosts also need to make sure their home is safe for elderly guests.

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Loneliness Is a Serious Health Issue

More and more people, particularly older adults, are grappling with loneliness year-round.

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A customer uses an Apple Inc. Watch Series 4 smartwatch during a sales launch at a store in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The iPhone XS is up to $200 more expensive than last years already pricey iPhone X and represents one of the smallest advances in the product lines history. But that means little to the Apple Inc. faithful or those seeking to upgrade their older iPhone. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

In Grandma’s Stocking: Apple Watch Monitors Falls, Tracks Heart

If a fall is detected, the watch sends its wearer a notification. If the wearer doesn’t respond within a minute by tapping a button on the watch to deactivate this signal, emergency services will be alerted that the wearer needs help.

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 More Nursing Home Weekend Inspections To Catch Understaffing

Feds: More Nursing Home Weekend Inspections To Catch Understaffing

Residents and their families frequently complain the residents have trouble getting basic help, such as assistance going to the bathroom, on weekends.

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Medicare Cuts Payments To Nursing Homes Whose Patients Keep Ending Up In Hospital

Bonuses and penalties are also intended to discourage nursing homes from discharging patients too quickly.

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Seven Tips For Better Brain Health

Being active socially, physically, and mentally may actually prevent memory loss in those who start showing signs of forgetfulness.

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