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Home Safety Checklist for Alzheimer's Patients

Senior Help desk Healthcare Blog by The National Institute on Aging   Use the following room-by-room checklist to alert you to potential hazards and...

Senior Citizens, Even 80-Year-Olds, Can Be Organ Donors

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia Photos by Heidi de Marco​  and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Members of Diana...

The New War On Sepsis

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog By Anna Gorman Photos by Heidi de Marco​  and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Dawn Nagel checks...

Staying Out Of The Closet In Old Age

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Anna Gorman and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo:Partners Edwin Fisher, 86, and Patrick Mizelle...

Midlife cardiovascular risk factors may increase chances of dementia

Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog credited to the National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 Healthy Hearts,...

Putting "The Home" In A Nursing Home

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Marissa Evans and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org   Mealtime. Naptime. Bath time. Bedtime. Everything is...

A Challenge Of Old Age – Keeping Your Teeth

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Kellen Browning and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Ada Anderson helps her mother, Violeta...

Long-Term Care Insurance: Less Bang, More Buck

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Barbara Feder Ostrov and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org Cover photo: Mary Julia Klimenko, 69, in her...

Electronic Records Offer A Chance To Ensure Patients’ End-Of-Life Plans Aren’t Lost In Critical Moments

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog  Shefali Luthra and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org In a perfect world, patients with advance directives...

Turning 65? 9 Tips For Signing Up For Medicare

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog  by Caroline Mayer and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org ​ Even for me, a consumer reporter who has written...