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New cancer guidelines eyed after study suggests drugs less ...

The Japan Times - 4 days ago
The government's guidelines on cancer treatment face a rethink after a new study suggests that drugs are less effective in treating the elderly.and...

Study evaluates treatment patterns and outcomes of elderly patients with early-stage esophageal cancer

News-Medical.net - 3 days ago
A group of researchers in the United States conducted a retrospective study to evaluate the practice patterns and outcomes of elderly patients (≥80 years of age) with stage I esophageal cancer who...

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Opinion: Fighting Alzheimers is your problem. If not yet, it will be

The Mercury News - 10 hours ago
I am one, and so perhaps are you. If Alzheimer's disease has not yet struck your family, it still might. Everybody is at risk. The numbers of people affected are growing and few families will...

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Google is super secretive about its anti-aging research. No one knows why.

Vox - 3 days ago
In 2013, Time magazine ran a cover story titled Google vs. Death about Calico, a then-new Google-run health venture focused on understanding aging — and how to beat it. “We should shoot for the...

National Council on Aging Research Highlights Need for Greater Awareness of Home Equity Products among Older ...

Prime Time News - 1 day ago
Older homeowners have considerable financial worries, but most do not see tapping their home equity as a strategy for creating greater retirement security, according to the results of new research...

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An in-home care program for California's elderly and disabled is constantly at the heart of budget battles. Here's why

Los Angeles Times - 2 weeks ago
California's program to provide in-home care for its low-income elderly and disabled residents finds itself once again at the heart of a state budget standoff. It is familiar territory for the...

In-home Care For Dementia

CBS Los Angeles - 6 days ago
In-home care for seniors with Dementia or Alzheimer's disease allows the senior to remain in a familiar setting while receiving quality assistance and support from caregivers. In-home care...

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Caregiver Homes of Indiana Hires Manager

Inside INdiana Business - 1 week ago
Caregiver Homes of Indiana, the provider of Structured Family Caregiving through state Medicaid waivers, has hired Ronda Fox as district manager for the ...and...

Microsoft India employees to get family caregiver leave

Times of India - 6 days ago
MUMBAI: Microsoft India has introduced a new family caregiver leave benefit of four weeks of full paid leave to take care of an immediate family member with a serious health condition. The company...

National strategy needed to improve healthcare safety

Regina Leader-Post - 2 weeks ago
In addition to increasing care hours and creating thousands of new healthcare jobs, a new national strategy could include targeted investments in much-needed medical and safety equipment, ongoing...

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