Tag Archive | "elderly"

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Nursing Home Cameras Protect But Present Ethical Dilemmas

For many people who care for aging parents, one solution is a safe, responsible nursing home.

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Family Caregivers Not Getting Formal Training

Many family caregivers spend several hours a day helping spouses, parents, partners and other loved ones.

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Could Poor Sense Of Smell Mean Shorter Lifespan?

Older adults with a poor sense of smell may die sooner than their counterparts who have keen olfactory abilities, a U.S. study suggests.

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Researchers Seek Sage Advice Of Older People On Aging Issues

Rachel O’Conor booted up her slides and began posing questions to six older adults sitting around a table: How should primary care physicians support patients and caregivers after a diagnosis of dementia?

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In 10 Years, Half Of Middle-Income Elders Won’t Be Able To Afford Housing, Medical Care

Projections put the average annual assisted living and medical expenses cost in 10 years at $62,000, meaning that a majority of the middle-income seniors then will not be able to afford an assisted living facility.

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Scam Weakness May Be Warning Sign Of Dementia

Elder fraud is a huge problem, and Monday’s study doesn’t mean that people who fall prey to a con artist have some sort of dementia brewing.

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