Senior Help Desk Community Timeline

17 hours 29 min

These Annual Checkups Help Seniors Not Only Survive But Thrive

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Melissa Bailey and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

Cover photo: Resident Bea Lipsky works out in the gym on her birthday at Orchard Cove in Canton, Mass. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe/Kaiser Health News)

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Melissa Bailey and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

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17 hours 37 min

Good Friends Might Be Your Best Brain Booster As You Age

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

Ask Edith Smith, a proud 103-year-old, about her friends, and she’ll give you an earful.

There’s Johnetta, 101, whom she’s known for 70 years and who has Alzheimer’s disease. “I call her every day and just say ‘Hi, how are you doing?’ She never knows, but she says hi back, and I tease her,” Smith said.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org 

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3 days 7 hours

Talking with Your Doctor: Taking an active role in your healthcare

Senior Help Desk healthcare video credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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Senior Help Desk healthcare video credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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3 days 10 hours

Alzheimer's Fundraising Stamp Dedicated

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan dedicated a stamp today to fund research to help find a cure for one of the top 10 leading causes of death — Alzheimer's.

The first-day-of-issue dedication ceremony for the Alzheimer's Semipostal Fundraising stamp took place at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore. Please share the news on social media using the hashtag #AlzheimersStamp.

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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3 days 14 hours

Opioids After Surgery Left Her Addicted. Is That A Medical Error?

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Martha Bebinger, WBUR and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

Cover photo: Katie Herzog takes a walk with her dog, Pippen. (Jesse Costa/WBUR)

In April this year, Katie Herzog checked into a Boston teaching hospital for what turned out to be a nine-hour-long back surgery.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Martha Bebinger, WBUR and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

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3 days 15 hours

An Overlooked Epidemic: Older Americans Taking Too Many Unneeded Drugs

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sandra G. Boodman and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

Consider it America’s other prescription drug epidemic.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sandra G. Boodman and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

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5 days 14 hours

TENNESSEE SUPREME COURT CLARIFIES LAW REGARDING OWNERSHIP OF FUNDS WITHDRAWN FROM A JOINT BANK ACCOUNT

By: C Dale

Pleased to report that we won our case before the Tennessee Supreme Court! They agreed with my clients in a case involving probate assets, bank laws and contracts.

This was a case of “first impression” which means we made new law for the State of Tennessee.

December 6, 2017

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Pleased to report that we won our case before the Tennessee Supreme Court! They agreed with my clients in a case involving probate assets, bank laws and contracts.

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5 days 15 hours

Think it’s a stroke? 4 reasons it’s better to call 9-1-1 than drive yourself to the hospital

Senior Help Desk Blog by Lieutenant Commander Erika Odom, Ph.D., M.S., United States Public Health Service and the CDC  https://www.cdc.gov

Stroke—also called a “brain attack”—can happen to anyone at any time. On average one American dies from stroke every 4 minutes. Most strokes happen when blood flow to the brain is blocked, causing brain cells to die. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death in the United States and a major cause of long-term disability.

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Senior Help Desk Blog by Lieutenant Commander Erika Odom, Ph.D., M.S., United States Public Health Service and the CDC  https://www.cdc.gov

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5 days 15 hours

Preparing to quit: 10 tips to help you quit smoking at any age

Senior Help Desk Blog Credited to Crystal Bruce, MPH and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

Here are some tips to help you quit for good:

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Senior Help Desk Blog Credited to Crystal Bruce, MPH and The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC

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5 days 15 hours

Henry Fincher, a Harvard Law School graduate, is the firm’s principal attorney with over 20 years of practice, accomplishments, and experience. Veterans Benefits Aid Counsel is a nationwide law firm. The firm restricts its practice to Veteran Disability law pertaining to Title 38: Veterans Disability Benefits.

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Henry Fincher, a Harvard Law School graduate, is the firm’s principal attorney with over 20 years of practice, accomplishments, and experience.

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5 days 16 hours
By: C Dale

Veterans Benefits Aid Counsel is the nationwide law firm of Mr. Henry Fincher. The firm restricts its practice to Veteran Disability law pertaining to Title 38: Veterans Disability Benefits. Henry Fincher, a Harvard Law School graduate, is the firm’s principal attorney with over 20 years of practice, accomplishments, and experience.

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Veterans Benefits Aid Counsel is the nationwide law firm of Mr. Henry Fincher. The firm restricts its practice to Veteran Disability law pertaining to Title 38: Veterans Disability Benefits.

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5 days 16 hours

Getting Help with Alzheimer's Caregiving

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

Some caregivers need help when the person is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Other caregivers look for help when the person is in the later stages of Alzheimer’s. It's okay to seek help whenever you need it.

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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5 days 17 hours

Based in Orange, CT, we are a locally owned agency providing the best in non medical, in-home companions and personal care assistants to clients in New Haven and Fairfield counties. Allow us to care for your loved one! Call us today for a free on-site needs assessment! (203) 864-4700

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Based in Orange, CT, we are a locally owned agency providing the best in non medical, in-home companions and personal care assistants to clients in New Haven and Fairfield counties.

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5 days 18 hours

Understanding Healthcare Decisions at the End of Life

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

In this blog:

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Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov

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1 week 2 days

Stopping Opioid Addiction At One Key Source: The Hospital

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Shefali Luthra and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

It may not be rocket science, but a group of surgeons at the University of Michigan’s Michigan Medicine have devised a strategy to curb the nation’s opioid epidemic — starting at their own hospital.

Their findings appeared online Wednesday in the journal JAMA Surgery.

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Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Shefali Luthra and Kaiser Health News   http://khn.org 

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1 week 2 days

New Haven Area Senior Network, NHASN December 2017 Meeting on Wednesday December 20, 2017 starting at 8:00 am. Location: Connecticut Hospice 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405

New Haven Area Senior Network, NHASN  December 2017 Meeting on Wednesday December 20, 2017 starting at 8:00 am. Location: Connecticut Hospice 100 Double Beach Rd, Branford, CT 06405

‘TIS THE SEASON

NO MATTER WHAT HOLIDAY YOU

CELEBRATE, WE’D LIKE TO WISH YOU A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLIDAY SEASON AND A PEACEFUL AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR!

Speaker:

Dr. Joseph Sacco MD, HPM, 

Medical Director, Connecticut Hospice

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New Haven Area Senior Network, NHASN  December 2017 Meeting on Wednesday December 20, 2017 starting at 8:00 am.

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