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Know the Signs of a Stroke

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov A stroke is serious, just like a heart...

Reading Food Labels for a Healthy Diet

Senior Help Desk healthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov Reading labels can help you make good...

The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate is working with the United Way of Milford with a Christmas Food Drive for people in Milford, CT. It will take place from Monday, December 4, 2017 through Friday December 15, 2017.

The Connecticut Epilepsy Advocate is working with the United Way of Milford with a Christmas Food Drive for people in Milford. It will take place...

2017 Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's Annual Dementia Education Conference on Thursday April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT​

The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's  21st Annual Dementia Education Conference on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun...

Social Security Disability Claim's Compassionate Allowances Program: Fast-Track Help to Those Who Need It Most

Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog by Jim Borland, Acting Deputy Commissioner for Communications Social Security Administration The Social security...

How Older Patients Can Dodge Pitfalls Entrenched In The Health Care System

​Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Being old and sick in America frequently means a...

For Active Seniors, Co-housing Offers A Cozier Alternative To Downsizing

 Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by Sharon Jayson and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  Cover photo: Joan Stek, 90, works in her kitchen at...

What Are Palliative Care and Hospice Care?

Senior Help Desk helthcare blog credited to The National Institute on Aging, part of NIH   www.nia.nih.gov Many Americans die in facilities such as...

New ‘Instructions’ Could Let Dementia Patients Refuse Spoon-Feeding

Seniorhelpdesk.com Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News    http://khn.org  People who abhor the thought of being kept alive with...

FINDING A HOSPICE PROVIDER JUST GOT EASIER

Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog Credited to Medicare.gov The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is working diligently to make...