Barbara Bush’s End-Of-Life Decision Stirs Debate Over ‘Comfort Care’

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 18, 2018 Healthcare Blog by Melissa Bailey & JoNel Aleccia and Kaiser Health News  This story also ran on USA Today. This story can be...

‘Scary’ Lung Disease Now Afflicts More Women Than Men In U.S.

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 18, 2018 Healthcare Blog by Anna Gorman and Kaiser Health News  Cover Photo: Inez Shakman lives in Ventura, Calif., and was recently...

April 16, is National Healthcare Decisions Day: Make Your Advance Healthcare Decisions and Let Your Wishes Be Known!

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 16, 2018
April 16, is National Healthcare Decisions Day: Make Your Advance Healthcare decisions and Let Your Wishes Be Known! National Healthcare Decisions...

2018 LeadingAge Connecticut Annual Expo on May 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Aqua Turf Club 556 Mulberry Street Plantsville, CT

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 16, 2018
    2018 LeadingAge Connecticut Annual EXPO on May 8, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM. Location: Aqua Turf Club  556 Mulberry Street  Plantsville, CT ...

2018 The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's 21st Annual Dementia Education Conference On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun Convention Center in Uncasville, CT​

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 15, 2018
  2018 ~ The Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter's  21st Annual Dementia Education Conference On Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the Mohegan Sun...

7 Reasons Why Senior Living Facilities Should Incorporate Drumming As An Activity

Author: Respectful1 Publish Date: April 14, 2018
Drumming is more than just music — it’s an engaging activity that is proven to reduce stress, alleviate pain and help keep you mentally active and...

Advance Care Planning Workshop: Honoring Healthcare Choices. Sponsored by Griffin Hospital. On Tuesday April 17, 2018 starting at 6:30 pm. Location: Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street Derby, CT

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 14, 2018
Griffin Hospital, 130 Division Street  Derby, CT will offer a free talk on how to plan for future healthcare and medical decisions on Tues., April 17...

BILL OF THE MONTH: A Tale Of Two CT Scanners — One Richer, One Poorer

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 14, 2018 Healthcare Blog Credited to Alison Kodjak, NPR News and Kaiser Health News  Benjamin Hynden, a financial adviser in Fort Myers,...

What We Know And Don’t Know About Memory Loss After Surgery

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 12, 2018
Two years ago, Dr. Daniel Cole’s 85-year-old father had heart bypass surgery. He hasn’t been quite the same since. “He forgets things and will ask...

Can You Hear Me Now? Senate Bill On Hearing Aids May Make The Answer ‘Yes’

Author: Senior Help Desk Publish Date: April 11, 2018 Healthcare Blog by Michelle Andrews and Kaiser Health News  This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free.  ...

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