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Experts propose new policies in advance of White House Conference on Aging
The 2015 White House Conference on Aging (WHCoA), slated for July 13 in Washington, DC, is focused on four priority areas: retirement security, healthy aging, long-term services and supports, and elder justice. I... read more...
June 26, 2015 - -

Defibrillators 'grossly underused' in older heart attack patients
The study, published in JAMA, investigated Medicare patients who experienced heart attacks between 2007 and 2010 and had low ejection fraction, an indicator of how well the heart's left ventricle pumps blood with... read more...
June 24, 2015 - -

How To Manage Your Money Better After 50
Usually, when money experts talk about “financial literacy,” they’re harping on ways to make kids more knowledgeable about personal finances. U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan recently said: “If our young p... read more...
June 19, 2015 - -

Nursing-home comparison tool guides searches on the web
Canadians can now use a web-based tool to check how a nursing home compares with regional, provincial and national averages on measures of safety and quality of care. The Canadian Institute for Health Informat... read more...
June 15, 2015 - -

Why It's So Important To Think Of Age As A Gift
Your body is a Stradivarius and for it to respond with a beautiful tone, you have to love it and practice on it every day. My body is my Stradivarius. I say thanks every waking and sleeping moment for the amazing... read more...
June 10, 2015 - Phyllis Sues -

These are the Best and Worst Countries to be Elderly
The United States ranks eighth in the world for the wellbeing of the elderly, according to a new study that looks at the welfare of people aged over 65 in 91 different countries. Sweden ranks first, followed by N... read more...
June 8, 2015 - Max Fisher - Provides Affordable Clothing for the Elderly
Toronto, Canada -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/15/2013 -- Aging is something that comes with a number of challenges, the most obvious being that as we continue to age our bodies are naturally going to get weaker. Things that ... read more...
May 16, 2013 - -

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There are many challenges that handicapped people have to overcome in their lives. These challenges are nothing that cannot be overcome though, and there is no denying the strength of anyone who is handicapped, a... read more...
May 16, 2013 - -

Adaptive Clothing for Those with Limited Mobility
I was introduced to an article the contents of which I wanted to share. It had to do with a clothier who has made "adaptive" clothing his niche. When Jeff Alter was invited to become a member of his family’s clo... read more...
May 15, 2012 - Yvonne -

Help us tailor a solution for adaptive clothing maker Silverts
Jeff Alter has always been ahead of his time. But a business owner can’t afford to get too far ahead — or for too long. Alter first demonstrated he had one foot in the future when he was invited into the famil... read more...
May 3, 2012 - Rick Spence - National Post Columnist

Inadequate increase in seniors food funding
A province-wide campaign is continuing in the months ahead, focused on providing adequate nutritious food for seniors in local long-term care facilities with additional direct support from the Ontario governmen... read more...
July 19, 2007 - Angela Shaw - Writer

Take care: the dangers of detention in a care home
The odds are stacked against those without ?mental capacity? Let me ask you an unpalatable but pertinent question. Would you rather be sectioned under the Mental Health Act in a secure hospital, or detained at... read more...
July 4, 2007 - Clive Coleman - The Times Online

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