Home Safety Checklist for Alzheimer's Patients

Author: Senior Help DeskPublish Date: August 08, 2017
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...

COBRA, Retiree Plans, VA Benefits Don’t Alleviate Need To Sign Up For Medicare

Author: Senior Help DeskPublish Date: August 08, 2017 Healthcare Blog By Susan Jaffe Photos by Heidi de Marco​  and Kaiser Health News   When Cindy Hunter received...

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

Author: Senior Help DeskPublish Date: August 08, 2017 Healthcare Blog by JoNel Aleccia Photos by Heidi de Marco​  and Kaiser Health News Cover photo: Members of Diana...

When Looking For A Nursing Home, You May Get Little Help From Your Hospital

Author: Senior Help DeskPublish Date: August 08, 2017 Healthcare Blog by Jordan Rau and Kaiser Health News Cover photo: Laura Rees, left, her sister Nancy Fee, right...

The New War On Sepsis

Author: senior_help_deskPublish Date: August 08, 2017 Healthcare Blog By Anna Gorman Photos by Heidi de Marco​  and Kaiser Health News Cover photo: Dawn Nagel checks...

Staying Out Of The Closet In Old Age

Author: Senior Help DeskPublish Date: August 08, 2017 Healthcare Blog by Anna Gorman and Kaiser Health News Cover photo:Partners Edwin Fisher, 86, and Patrick Mizelle...

How To Enroll In Medicare And Avoid Costly Mistakes

Author: Senior Help DeskPublish Date: August 08, 2017 Healthcare Blog by Judith Graham and Kaiser Health News    Your 65th birthday is coming up. Soon, you think,...

The Truth About Grief

Author: Home Care AssistancePublish Date: August 07, 2017
Losing a spouse is a devastating event that more than 900,000 men and women experience each year. A vast majority1 of these are individuals age 55...

Talking with Your Doctor

Author: Linda ZiacPublish Date: August 07, 2017
  By Linda Ziac August 7, 2017 The Caregiver Resource Center www.CaregiverResourceCenter,com      Good communication is crucial, if you’re going to...

Midlife cardiovascular risk factors may increase chances of dementia

Author: Senior Help DeskPublish Date: August 07, 2017 healthcare blog credited to the National Institutes of Health, 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 Healthy Hearts,...

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