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SENIOR CARE FACILITIES AND HOUSING DEFINITIONS  by Richard Chace 10/19/2017 at 08:24
There are many types of care options as your loved ones age and are no longer able to live independently. While many people and their families prefer to care for their elderly family members at home, with or without professional ...
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JUMP-STARTING HARD CONVERSATIONS AS THE END NEARS  by Kellen Browning 8/15/2017 at 18:49
Frederick Bannon Jr. was by his mother’s side in intensive care as she fought a rare form of muscle cancer in late 2014. She was heavily sedated, but he felt confident making medical decisions for her, thanks to his family’s ...
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CARING FOR AGING SKIN  by Richard Chace 7/1/2017 at 17:17
Did you know that as we age, our skin is at greater risk for injury due to reduced blood supply and thinning of the outer layer of the skin (epidermis)? Many people over 70 years old may experience between one ...
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TO HELP WARD OFF ALZHEIMER’S, THINK BEFORE YOU EAT  by Judith Graham | California Healthline 5/21/2017 at 16:06
Diets designed to boost brain health, targeted largely at older adults, are a new, noteworthy development in the field of nutrition. The latest version is the Canadian Brain Health Food Guide, created by scientists in Toronto. Another,
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TRAIN YOUR BRAIN & MAINTAIN A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE TO PREVENT DEMENTIA  by Richard Chace 3/6/2017 at 08:17
According to Today, 10 percent of people will lose some of their cognitive functions by age 70. That percentage only increases as we age, by 80 years old, 50 percent of people will experience some type of cognitive ...
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STUDY FINDS HELPING OTHERS HELPS YOU  by Richard Chace 12/30/2016 at 11:38
Caring for your grandchildren or a loved one has been linked with a longer life for the caregiver, according to a study published in the journal Evolution and Human Behavior. Research found that older adults who helped care for their ...
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HITTING THE ROADS THIS HOLIDAY SEASON? CONSIDER A SAFETY COURSE FOR SENIOR DRIVE  by Richard Chace 10/29/2016 at 07:16
Snowbirds seeking warmer climates, seasonal shopping and day trips and holiday travel all add up to extra mileage for many seniors during the holiday season. Add in the challenges of inclement weather, decreased daylight hours and increased traffic, driving during ...
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GERIATRIC ERS REDUCE STRESS, MEDICAL RISKS FOR ELDERLY PATIENTS  by By Anna Gorman | Kaiser Health News 8/28/2016 at 15:12

NEW YORK — The Mount Sinai Hospital emergency room looks and sounds like hundreds of others across the country: Doctors rush through packed hallways; machines beep incessantly; paramedics wheel stretchers in as patients moan in pain.


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HOPE FOR ALZHEIMER’S BREAKTHROUGH  by Richard Chace 7/5/2016 at 17:58
More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s and every 66 seconds someone in the US develops the disease. Researchers have been working hard for many years to find a cure for the disease. During an appearance on the Today ...
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GROWING OLDER, NOT UP?  by Richard Chace 5/29/2016 at 08:24
Words made famous by musician Jimmy Buffet, more and more people seem to be embracing the sentiment, especially when it comes to the labels “middle-age” and “senior citizens.” AARP issues membership cards when you turn 50, a milestone that used ...
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