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Elderly and frail people most vulnerable in fatal home fires: NIST study

Safety+Health magazine - 3 days ago
Gaithersburg, MD – Elderly and frail people are most likely to die in home fires, while adults between the ages of 20 and 49 are the group most likely to be injured, according to a recent study...

Why Higher Interest Rates Are Going to Really Hurt Today's Elderly

Wall Street Journal (subscription) (blog) - 8 hours ago
Our recent study on three generations of older participants in the the Health and Retirement Study (a longitudinal project sponsored by the National Institute on Aging and the Social Security...

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Recognising Alzheimer's

The Hindu - 19 hours ago
Caregivers need to be empowered, educated, and...

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New Aging Institute director is focused on research here that could keep us young

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 5 days ago
Toren Finkel, who recently turned 60, isn't beyond joking about the relevance of his interest in anti-aging research. “This has become personal for me,” the new director of the...

Fast-forward aging due to DNA damage

Science Daily - 4 weeks ago
Because of its short life span of only twenty to thirty days, the worm is a popular model organism for aging research. When they exposed one-day-old worms to DNA damaging UV light, the team around...

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Care For People provides in-home companion care

Centre Daily Times - 5 days ago
We provide companion care, household support, dressing assistance, personal care routines, light housekeeping, meal preparation and place at home. Care For People gives people one-on-one care and...

Generation Us: Lessons learned from non-medical in-home caregiving

The Daily Progress - 1 week ago
Elder and chronic care has shifted over the decades. With more family members working out of the house, nursing homes and other facilities stepped in to fill the gap. But in recent years, non-medical...

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An unconventional method: learning dementia caregiving from improv comedy

Journal Gazette and Times-Courier - 4 days ago
I was amazed at how much fun I had... which is not typically a word I would use to describe dementia caregiving. Often, when I am training and counseling family caregivers, we practice different...

Invest in caregivers or pay more for health care: BC senior's advocate

CTV News - 4 weeks ago
VICTORIA -- A growing number of caregivers in British Columbia are feeling distressed, a problem the seniors' advocate says could be costly for the health care system. Isobel Mackenzie's...

Richard Schulz: Leading caregiving researcher describes challenges

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - 2 weeks ago
Aging Edge: You headed up the National Academies report that a year ago called for a comprehensive national strategy, including new federal policies and financial assistance and putting into broad...

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