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“Older adults do not really want to hear they’re at risk,” says Wendi Skala, a trauma injury prevention coordinator. “They want to be viewed as aging gracefully, going to the gym or riding their bike on the American River Trail.”
Education and better heart health may deserve credit.
Un nuevo estudio halló que la prevalencia de demencia ha caído considerablemente en los últimos años, en gran parte como resultado del aumento de los niveles de educación y la mejor salud cardíaca de los estadounidenses, factores que están directamente relacionados con la salud cerebral.
Caregivers often pay some housing, medical, transportation and other living expenses for those they help, an AARP survey finds.
Older adults who hope to spend the end of their lives at home need to take key steps to make that possible.
A $15 minimum wage will almost double what many home care workers are paid but won’t solve other problems.
Enrolling in Medicare is confusing and mind-boggling if you don’t act at the right time and avoid costly mistakes.
Ending pain and suffering has helped several states pass “right-to-die” laws, but dying patients are more concerned about controlling how they die and dying with dignity.
Many aging gays and lesbians who have lived openly for decades are finding that the world of assisted living and nursing homes can be decidedly less accommodating.
New research shows that senior citizens who walk or exercise regularly see tremendous benefits in their health and well-being.