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Canada Alzheimer's Society Begins iPod Project (Source: Toronto Star)
Modeled on Music and Memory project
7/24/2013
New Study Confirms Internet Use Lessens Depression in Older Adults (Source: Phoenix Center)
Policies which expand internet capacity in seniors may have significant economic payoffs
7/24/2013
Seniors Share Homes to Make Ends Meet (Source: MSN)
More are putting together a "Golden Girl" household  
7/24/2013
Patients Seek Different Approach to Hip Replacement Surgery (Source: NPR)
More doctors are using the anterior approach. What are the advantages? Risks?
7/24/2013
Are Birth Weight and Rate of Ageing Related? (Source: Kings College, London)
Intriguing study suggests clues
7/24/2013
Rock 'n' Roll Care Homes for Upcoming British Seniors (Source: Telegraph, UK)
Expert speculates on changes that will make senior living more boomer friendly
7/23/2013
EHRs Reap Big Savings for Early Senior Living Adopters (Source: Senior Housing News)
What should providers consider?
7/23/2013
Hypoglycemia & Dementia: Mutual Risk Factors (Source: Mather LifeWays)
Research examines the interplay between dementia and diabetes
7/23/2013
Does Being a Bookworm Boost Your Brainpower in Old Age? (Source: American Academy of Neurology)
Yet another study shows the protective power of mental stimulation
7/23/2013
Hospice Workers Struggle On Front Lines of Physician-Assisted Death Laws (Source: Oregon State University)
Pacific Northwest providers working through issues of new laws
7/23/2013
Signs of Potential Trouble for Nursing Home Residents (Source: JAMA)
Infections, hospitalizations for dehydration indicate greater risk of death    
7/22/2013
Senior Living Terms Drive Marketing Success (Source: Senior Housing News)
Seniors hate the term "senior" and other news about names
7/22/2013
Protect Seniors Against Tick-Borne Illness (Source: FDA)
Agency cautions that babesiosis is more severe for elderly patients
7/22/2013
Nursing Home Sexuality: A Complex Issue (Source: Bloomberg)
When residents have dementia, what should facilities do?  
7/22/2013
Aviation Protocol Moves to Nursing Homes (Source: CT Post)
Connecticut care professionals looking for facilities to test new program
7/22/2013
Scientists Detail Alzheimer's Progression, Step By Step (Source: HHS)
Earlier detection could lead to earlier, perhaps more effective, treatment
7/19/2013
Make Your Wishes Known (Source: Atlantic)
Complicated case reminds of the need for advance directives, role of ethics committee
7/19/2013
OSHA Launches Campaign to Reduce Injuries Among Long-Term Care Workers (Source: McKnight's)
Pilot program will include guidelines, training
7/19/2013
Music Helps Dementia Patients Improve Their Memory (Source: CBS Los Angeles)
Facility participates in Music and Memory program
7/19/2013
Elderly New Yorkers Flock to Cooling Shelters (Source: New York Post)
Heat wave hits seniors hard
7/19/2013
India's Elderly Move to Retirement Homes (Source: BBC)
Going against tradition to retain independence
7/18/2013
New Trend in Nursing Homes: Fewer Drugs, More Personalized Care (Source: NorthJersey.com)
New Jersey facilities highlighted
7/18/2013
Crisis for the Very Old: They're Outliving Their Assets (Source: Los Angeles Times)
Policymakers look at the options
7/18/2013
Helping Senior Clients Stay Cool in the Summer (Source: American Society on Aging)
ASA highlights programs for protecting older adults during periods of high heat
7/18/2013
People with Alzheimer's May Be Best Judge of Earliest Symptoms (Source: Alzheimer's Association)
Even those who "aced" memory tests displayed symptoms later on
7/18/2013
Research Provides New Insights Into Stroke Rehab (Source: University of Southern California)
Study shows brain activity even when patients are observing movements of others
7/17/2013
Healthcare Job Growth Supports Economy (Source: Healthcare Finance News)
Many of these jobs support the aging population
7/17/2013
Too Much Noise from Hospital Alarms Poses Risk for Patients (Source: Washington Post)
"Alarm complacency" can have fatal consequences
7/17/2013
Dementia Rate Found to Drop Sharply (Source: New York Times)
Experts had predicted that increased healthcare, education would lower rate
7/17/2013
Some Experts Express Caution About Dementia Study (Source: McKnight's)
Study shows rate of dementia in nursing homes has increased
7/17/2013
New Study Explains Cognitive Ability Differences Among Elderly (Source: McGill University)
Study finds it begins in childhood
7/16/2013
Are We Underestimating How Much Help Aging Parents Need? (Source: Forbes)
Families warned to be prepared
7/16/2013
Older Age Associated with Disability Prior to Death, Women at More Risk Than Men (Source: JAMA)
More people will need care than think they will.
7/16/2013
Downside of Living Longer: Oldest Often Disabled in Last Months (Source: Los Angeles Times)
Old age is not "all golf and cruises," says coverage of JAMA report.
7/16/2013
Emergency Room Takes a Toll on Elderly (Source: Kaiser Health News)
Many present with complex conditions that deteriorate
7/16/2013
Downsizing a Home: a Checklist for Caregivers (Source: Family Caregiver Alliance)
New factsheet to help families during this stressful time
7/15/2013
Adult Vaccination Rates Rise, But Not Enough (Source: Scientific American)
Seniors aren't getting the shots they need
7/15/2013
Aging Stereotypes Can Hurt Older Adults' Memory (Source: USC)
Changing your attitude can improve performance
7/15/2013
Nursing Home Quality Improves Under Five-Star System (Source: Long-Term Living)
Researcher says ratings raise awareness
7/15/2013
Saudi Arabia Urges Elderly Pilgrims to Stay Home (Source: Gulf Times)
Those with compromised immune system could be at risk of SARS-like respiratory syndrome
7/15/2013
Government Health IT Agency Adds Page for Long-Term Care Providers (Source: HealthIT.gov)
Provides an opportunity for providers to share information across care settings
7/12/2013
Calcium Supplements Linked to Longer Lifespans in Women (Source: McGill University)
Canadian study finds benefit in dietary and supplemental forms
7/12/2013
Nursing Facility Capacity, Financing and Ownership in the United States (Source: Kaiser Family Foundation)
Report examines data from OSCAR system
7/12/2013
In Grandmother's Alzheimer's, Another Lesson in Family (Source: New York Times)
Writer describes her family's challenges
7/12/2013
Health Reform Lessons to Be Learned from Medicare Part D (Source: NPR)
Both had glitches, politics
7/12/2013