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Geriatrician Learns Emotional & Physical Toll Of Family Care

The loss of a husband. The death of a sister. Taking in an elderly mother with dementia. This has been a year like none other for Dr. Rebecca Elon, who has dedicated her professional life to helping older adults.

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Poll: Government Should Help Americans Age At Home

A majority of Americans agree that government should help people fulfill a widely held aspiration to age in their own homes, not institutional settings, a new poll finds.

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Older Loved Ones Need Extra Care During The Pandemic

Mask orders. Constant cleaning. Quarantine. The COVID-19 pandemic has completely changed how many older people live.

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Nursing Homes: Vaccine Pitch To Residents Challenging

Imagine this: Your elderly mother, who has dementia, is in a nursing home and COVID-19 vaccines are due to arrive in a week or two.

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Caregiver Self-Care: Tips To Help Address Emotional Health

Caregiving for a loved one can put a strain on even the most resilient people. Add in the uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic and it has the potential to feel challenging.

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New Dental Treatment Helps Fill Cavities & Insurance Gaps for Elderly

Dental hygienist Jennifer Geiselhofer often cleans the teeth of senior patients who can’t easily get to a dentist’s office.

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