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By: Drishya Nair / counselheal.com
There are plenty of "brain training gadgets" available in the market which claim to reverse memory loss. However, these supposed "entertaining gadgets", which the companies claim are a good workout for the gray matter, are pretty expensive.
A new study…Continue
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By: Carolyn Rosenblatt / www.forbes.com
Sometimes, there’s just no substitute for a face to face visit. Adult children may be getting a wake-up call this season when you visit aging parents. Little things you can’t learn in a phone call can come to light.
Their health may be a concern…Continue
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(CBS News) AARP says about 23 million Americans take care of their elderly parents. Many of them have to choose between letting aging parents live alone or moving them into a nursing home.
Now there's now another option that brings families closer -- even if they're not living under the same…Continue
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A new study is debunking the perception that elderly people have wildly different sleep habits than their younger counterparts.
University of Pittsburgh researchers conducted a survey of 1,116 people ages 65 and older who are retired, and found that more than half of them get around 7.5 hours of…Continue
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The Huffington Post | By Shelley Emling
Does seeing the glass half full mean you will be healthier later in life? A growing body of evidence suggests that positive thinking does correlate with less illness and longer lives. And, if…Continue
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Many conditions, including high blood pressure, high cholesterol, atrial fibrillation, or diabetes, increase your chance of having a heart attack or stroke. Take action today to lower your chances.
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By Mary Ann Steelman of Celebration Way Assisted Living | t-g.com
The holiday season is a time of year when many families and friends get together. If visiting an aging relative, be sure to notice signs that it may be time to start preparing for their future. Often, by simply observing your elderly relatives…Continue
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By Andrew M. Seaman | Reuters Health
A growing and aging population, along with increased access to health insurance, will create the need for 52,000 more primary care doctors within the U.S. by the year 2025, according to a new study.
The researchers wanted to estimate how many such doctors the U.S. healthcare…Continue
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By Kathleen Doheny
WebMD Health News
Air pollution may be bad for older brains, a new study shows.
Older adults who live in areas of…Continue
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Cognitive abilities start to decline once we enter our 40s. But changing the way you eat -- starting right now -- can improve your memory immediately, according to CBS News.
While some moments of forgetfulness are completely, recent research touts a healthy diet full of…Continue
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The Huffington Post | By Shelley Emling
Transcendental meditation has been around since the 1950s, a simple practice that employs the…Continue
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By Bonnie Kraham | www.recordonline.com
Aging in place is usually considered preferable to being forced to move into a long-term care facility. Elder law estate planning…Continue
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By Caring.com Staff
Bed baths are needed by people who are confined to bed. Baths clean, stimulate, and increase blood flow (circulation) in the skin. However, they can also dry the skin and in some instances cause chapping. Thus, you must decide how often a bed bath is needed. Your decision must be based on the situation of the…Continue
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By Carolyn Rosenblatt | www.forbes.com
Two ruthless swindlers were arrested in New York for tricking an elderly woman out of her multi-milliion-dollar property in Harlem she had owned for over 40 years.
A home care worker bilked a frail elder…Continue
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The information most useful for updating refers to sales of homes through in the past 3 years, so the weights construction is in place for 2010 is based on data provided by notaries on sales and purchases homes in the years 2007, 2008 and 2009. In consider to the revision of the decay model, from 2010 the model includes an extra explanatory changeable that arises from…Continue
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By Gordon Richman / The Washington Times
WASHINGTON, November 12, 2012 - Alzheimer’s is devastating and terrifying. Our grandparents…Continue
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by Alyssa Gerace / reversemortgagedaily.com
The cost of long-term care is rising in many areas, but the MetLife Mature Market Institute’s most recent senior care market survey might be good news for people who want to age in…Continue
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By: Glenn Braunstein / The Huffington Post
While a 140/90 blood pressure reading now would put you into a regimen of medical care, if your 75-year-old great-grandfather's numbers were 180/110, no doctor would have blinked an eye throughout the 1950s. A mere 50 years…Continue
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