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Doctors Could Do More To Reduce The Risk Of Falls

Older adults worried about falling typically receive general advice: Take an exercise class. Get your vision checked. Stop taking medications for sleep. Install grab bars in the bathroom.

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Caregivers: Happiness Training May Ease Anxiety

Much has been written about the stresses and emotional demands of caring for family members with dementia, and a new study suggests that some of this burden can be offset by training.

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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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Designing Senior Living Facilities A Challenging Task

“Aging in place” is a concept that allows seniors to live safely and comfortably at home as they age.

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Gloria Brown is the primary caregiver for her husband, Arthur, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease four years ago. (Emma Marie Chiang for Kaiser Health News)

States Push For Caregiver Tax Credits

The price of paying for help isn’t cheap: The going rate in the San Francisco Bay Area ranges from $25 to $35 an hour.

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