Elder Care Information

Elder Care Information

Prevent or Delay Alzheimers Disease


Argh! Where are my glasses? I put them down . .

Short Trips Can Stimulate Alzheimers Patients


Severe degradation of short-term memory means that my father, an Alzheimer's elder, is seldom interested in movies or books. And, although music used to be a source of enjoyment, he no longer listens with pleasure.

Scaling Down (almost) Painlessly


Moving to a smaller house or apartment in a retirement community almost always involves a certain degree of trauma, both for the elder who's moving and for family members. However, by planning ahead you can reduce the discomfort involved and turn what might well become a nightmare into a pleasant event.

Nursing Home Staffing Levels: How Much Is Enough?


During the week of February 17, 2002, headlines screamed the news - more than 92% of US nursing homes fail to have an adequate number of staff to provide quality care for elderly residents. Newspapers and radio programs based their stories on the new study the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA) recently provided to the Senate's Special Committee on Aging.

Respiratory Help Is Available For Seniors With COPD


As HMOs Continue to Drop Coverage for Seniors - Now Over 500,000 Victims - Those Needing Expensive Respiratory Medication, Support and Homecare Services are the Hardest HitOne Patient Advocate, Geriatric Services of America, is Providing Relief to Victimized Patients Through a Unique, Often No-Cost ProgramMore than 536,000 US senior citizens are scrambling to find new doctors or new coverage because their health plans terminated their Medicare managed-care services, according to a Nonrenewal Report issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the year 2002. Among the hardest hit are seniors in California (84,000), Florida (59,000), Pennsylvania (55,000), New Jersey (53,000), Texas (46,000), and Michigan (31,000), who will be losing coverage in the coming year.

When the Box is Empty


The King had a modest kingdom. He was Danish.

Angels Are Reaching Out to the Elderly


I am reminded time after time of the profound effect Angels have on people. Recently, I have been receiving manyemails containing examples of how the Angels are reaching through the veils to assist the elderly.

New Hope for Alzheimers Treatment


There is now widespread agreement among research scientists and medical professionals that Alzheimer's Disease (AD) is a problem quickly growing to vast proportions. As the life expectancy of Americans continues to rise, increasing the percentage of the population over 65 years of age, so does the number of Alzheimer's cases.

Hinged Rail Stair Lifts


If a door at the top or the bottom of the stairs may be blocked by the rail of the stairlift, there are a number of models designed to overcome this problem. Some manufacturers are able to produce a rail with reduced overhang upstairs, so the lift will not protrude as far into the hallway.

Whos Gonna Take Care of You When Youre Old?


I finally went to the doctor this morning for my bad cold. My appointment was for 9:30 am and yet I didn't get home until after 1:00 pm.

Baby Boomers: Will They Be Able to Afford Their Parents?


Do you worry about whether your aging parents have their "affairs in order?" You should. After all, you're the one who will have to pay unnecessary taxes and endure time-consuming court procedures if your parents don't have an effective estate plan.

Senior Living: 5 Ways to Help Reduce the Risk of Falling


Every year we hear stories of seniors falling, ending up in hospitals and never fully recovering. Unfortunately, these falls often result in death.

What Colour was Your Great-grandmothers Hair?


I've just made another Photoshop video. This one is about colour tinting (or "colorizing") an old photo.

Skilled Nursing Homes - What Are They?


A skilled nursing home is a medical facility providing services similar to a hospital. The homes are staffed with licensed nurses, shared rooms, hospital beds, regular scheduled doctor rounds, meals and housekeeping.

Arizona Assisted Living: Resident Rights


According to the Arizona Administrative Code (R9-10-710), those who reside in assisted living facilities in Arizona have certain rights. In addition to having the right to live in an environment that promotes dignity, independence, self-determination, individuality, privacy and the right of choice, the following are a few of the rights given to residents who reside in assisted living facilities:1.

More Articles from Elder Care Information:
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5



MORE RESOURCES:
This RSS feed URL is deprecated, please update. New URLs can be found in the footers at https://news.google.com/news


Entrepreneur

Why Elder Care Services is Unexplored in India
Entrepreneur
Elder care in India is a slightly dichotomous term at the moment. On one hand, there is the looming statistics which suggests that this nation needs to gear up for a crisis (by 2050, the no. of elderly in India would be 308 million which would be 20 ...



Elder Care: Ethics of elder law attorneys
Carlisle Sentinel
In last week's column, we addressed two of the 4 Cs of Elder Law Ethics that must be considered when a client arrives at an elder law attorney's office. In the first two Cs—client and conflicts—an elder law attorney must determine who is client is ...



Survey to gauge elder care needs
Block Island Times (press release) (blog)
The Senior Advisory Committee is pressing ahead with its planned survey of island residents — not just of the elder citizens — to gauge the interest in and demand for on-island care, both in one's own home or in some other living situation. The ...



Forbes

Sweden's Mobile Healthcare Units Bring Elder Care into the Home
Forbes
This is the second article in a series exploring how nations are beginning to manage demographic change. In the first article, we talked about the increasing burden that elder care places on healthcare systems worldwide. In this article, we focus on ...



New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio

New Jersey elder care: How you can help your loved one?
New Jersey 101.5 FM Radio
New Jersey has several resources that can help families find the right care for an elderly loved one.

and more »


USA TODAY

Elder care: How to plan financially to take care of your aging parents
USA TODAY
For T.J. Mancuso, 40, of Apex, N.C., the health of his parents took center stage five years ago when a medical condition left his father unable to qualify for long-term care insurance. Seeing his mother deal with the challenges of being a full-time ...

and more »


Gainesville Times

Newsmaker in business: Woodard joins Kimbrough Law in elder care role
Gainesville Times
Alice Woodard has joined Kimbrough Law as elder care coordinator. Woodard will be based in the firm's Gainesville office. The Athens and Gainesville-based elder law firm provides support to those caring for elderly loved ones. Woodard holds a Bachelor ...



Hartford Courant

Connecticut Elder Care Agencies Coming Out As LGBT Allies
Hartford Courant
When someone walks into Jewish Family Services Care at Home for the first time, they're bound to see a rainbow — if not in the stars on the glass front door, the welcome board, or the pamphlets in the waiting room, then in the flag pins on every staff ...



Atlanta Eldercare Entrepreneur Tapped as New Chair of DC-Based ...
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, April 18, 2018 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fred Burke, a Co-founder and President/CEO of Atlanta, GA-based Guardian Pharmacy Services has been tapped to serve as the new Chairman of the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), the Washington D ...

and more »


Reuters

Aging Japan: Robots may have role in future of elder care
Reuters
Plenty of obstacles may hinder a rapid proliferation of elder care robots: high costs, safety issues and doubts about how useful - and user-friendly - they will be. (GRAPHIC: Robo care - tmsnrt.rs/2DYdaFQ). The Japanese government has been funding ...
Ageing Japan: Robots may have role in future of elder care - AOL.comAOL

all 2 news articles »

Google News

home | site map
© 2009 Asteroidsearch .om