Tag Archive | "elderly"

nursing home

Nursing Home Cameras Protect But Present Ethical Dilemmas

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

Read the full story

Posted in Family Care, FeaturesComments (0)


Family Caregivers Not Getting Formal Training

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

Read the full story

Posted in Family CareComments (0)

Woman, home, flower, arrangement, health, smell

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.

Read the full story

Posted in Health studiesComments (0)


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?

Read the full story

Posted in Health, Features, Active LivingComments (0)

A senior woman walking down a corridor with the assistance of a walker. view from rear

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.

Read the full story

Posted in Housing Options, Your MoneyComments (0)

Woman on telephone

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.

Read the full story

Posted in Finance & Work, Family Care, Health studiesComments (0)