Burlington program helps older Indians integrate into community

26 May 2010

By Brian Goslow BURLINGTON – Rita Shah knew the challenges and frustrations of trying to get the nearly 500 Indian seniors in the greater Burlington area to interact with the community at large. In some instances, a language barrier had been a major problem, especially during an emergency. The Burlington Council of Aging has set […]

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AARP Volunteers Help Mattapan Family Renovate Their Home

26 May 2010

Anne St. Juste, 42, worked hard to move her family into their own home, situated in a safe Mattapan neighborhood.

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Do adult children worry too much about elderly parents?

26 May 2010

I am in my late 70s and my daughter is terrific about taking care of me and her father, who is in his early 80s and not in the best of health. I love my daughter, but sometimes we feel more like her children than her parents.

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Oral health and missing teeth linked to your wellbeing

26 May 2010

Some researchers believe that inflammation in your mouth is linked to other health problems in the rest of your body.

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My loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, now what?

26 May 2010

It is estimated that about five million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease, and about 360,000 people are newly diagnosed each year.

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How to care for an older adult during the summer months

25 May 2010

Summer is a special time for caution if you or someone in your family is an older adult. I

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