Long Term Care Awareness

November is Long Term Care Awareness Month. It is estimated that over 70% of the people over the age of 65 will need some form of long term care.

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Chronic Pain may mean more falls...

Falls can be devastating for the elderly, leading to joint rep

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Exercise Linked to lower risk of stroke in elderly men

Moderate to heavy physical activity such as hiking or swimming is associated with a lower risk of stroke in elderly men, according to a study in the Nov.

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Elder Tech

On this morning's read, I ran into this interesting bit about Elder Care and Robotics... It seems that a company by the name of GeckoSystems has developed a neat assistant of sorts for home use.

Signs of Aging

On a recent trip back home I noticed that instead of talking with my friends about wedding plans I was listening to wows and pains of separation and divorce.

Torn Between My Husband and Child and My Aging Parents and Grandmother Over The Holidays

Growing up the holidays were always filled with the laughter, sharing and warmth of family being together.

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Thanksgiving week: Hunger rising, children and elderly losing ground

As Americans prepare to celebrate abundance in our traditional harvest feast,  some sobering trends are worth considering.

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What are the top fears of elders today?

In my researching of the elder care field it is interesting to see what people are interested in and afraid of.  The results are as unique as people are but, there are some that rise near the


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