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tough talk money On tv, whenever there’s a difficult announcement to make, the character always says, “I think you’d better sit down.” I think instead, it might be better (unless the person is the elderly, frail typ ...
Jan 08 2008 10:27am
Elderly caregiving I have turned caregiver very recently when my wife's mother moved in with us. She just turned 79 and has been battling type 2 diabetes for more than 20 years. She is a fiercely independent and lovel ...
Jul 28 2009 5:04am
Seoul To Have Just Two Workers to Support One Elderly Person By 2039 - Springhill Care Group http://www.flickr.com/groups/1856940@N25/discuss/72157631687118746/   view.koreaherald.com/kh/view.php?ud=20120905001096&cpv=0 An average of two Seoul citizens would have to work to support one ...
Oct 04 2012 6:22am
Caffeine May Reduce Memory Decline Among Elderly A new French study has found that coffee might be good not just for a morning fix but for preserving the memory and cognitive skills of older women. The study, which observed more than 7,000 elderly ...
Aug 13 2007 5:59pm
Outdoors for elderly My boyfriend's parents were in town recently. They are older and can't do a whole lot, but they love to be outdoors. We took them to the Morcom Rose Garden in Oakland. It is a pretty spectacular pl ...
Jun 30 2007 11:07am
Suggestions for sleep aid/devices for elderly man w/PD? Our close friend has severe PD and his wife asked for help locating something to help prevent his neck/chin from dropping while he sleeps. Any suggestions for devices would be most welcome. She though ...
Feb 05 2010 1:45am
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Oct 23 2012 6:46am
Fit, not Frail: Exercise as a Tonic for Aging Did you know that every hour of every day, 330 Americans turn 60? When our bodies start to go snap, crackle, pop we might not feel very inspired to keep a fitness routine, but having one is possible ...
Aug 01 2008 9:34am
Seniors and Bankruptcy I'm sorry - but in the USA when an 80-year old has no option but to file bankruptcy - I get royally pissed! This 80-year-old woman was still working to supplement her social security income but she ...
Aug 30 2008 1:39pm
A lot of American seniors are becoming broke because of the skyrocketing costs of health s ... more
Mar 22 2012 10:14am
High calcium, vitamin D intake may have a down side In one of the first studies to examine the relationship between diet and brain lesions, researchers observed that elderly people who reported higher calcium and vitamin D intake were much more likely ...
May 08 2007 11:22am
Tips for Reducing Caregiving Stress A high amount of stress, depression, and other health disorders can result from being a caregiver for an elderly family member, particularly when you don't have access to helpful resources and informa ...
Jun 04 2007 2:16am
... Nirmala. A great resource for caregivers of elderly family members is your local county O ... more
Nov 29 2008 8:52pm