Category: Geriatrics1

THANK YOU!

CareGivers America Hospice Foundation Basket Raffle Fundraiser On behalf of CareGivers America and the CareGivers America Hospice Foundation, we sincerely thank you for your generous donations and making Thursday night (10/10/13) at the Backyard Ale House a huge success. Due to your generosity we were able to raise a grand…

Daily Walk May Cut Your Breast Cancer Risk

Source from U.S. News Study findings are good news for postmenopausal women, experts say By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Oct. 4 (HealthDay News) — Older women who walk every day may reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. And those who exercise vigorously may get even more protection, according…

Veterans Affairs Says Government Shutdown Halted Progress In Cutting Claims Backlog

How the Government Shutdown May Impact You

  Source from: Kim Keister, AARP Only months ago the nation teetered on the “fiscal cliff” until Congress and President Obama reached a deal to stave off calamity. Here we are again. You probably recognize a number of factors in the latest fiscal crisis, which so far hasn’t gotten a clever moniker…

12 Resources Every Caregiver Should Know About

Source from AARP Here’s a list of key resources to help you in your caregiving role Alzheimer’s Association www.alz.org 800-272-3900 Information and support for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. Operates a 24/7 helpline and care navigator tools. Alzheimers.gov www.alzheimers.gov The government’s free information resource about Alzheimer’s disease and…

Giving Family Caregivers the Respect and Support They Deserve

Source from AARP Blog by Lynn Feinberg Caring for a loved one with chronic or disabling conditions is a daily struggle for millions of American families. For decades, these intensely personal and family needs have generally been viewed as private issues and largely overlooked in public policy, although it would cost an…

Beware of the Latest Health Law Cons

8 ways to protect yourself from crooks trying to cash in on the health insurance exchanges by Sid Kirchheimer, AARP, September 9, 2013 |With the coming rollout of a major aspect of the Affordable Care Act, the time is ripe for another onslaught of scammers trying to grab your money, personal information and…

What Is the Medical Device Tax?

How To Remember Literally Everything

The Huffington Post  |  By Carolyn Gregoire “Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things,” the Roman philosopher and statesman, Cicero once wrote. And though it was important at the time of Da Oratore, his dialogue on cultivating the power of remembrance, the art of memory is possibly more relevant than ever.…

Countdown To Obamacare: How Will My Health Insurance Change?

Source from the Huffington Post, written by Philip Moeller, U.S. News and World Report Editor’s Note: This is the first part in a continuing series counting down to the Oct. 1 launch for new state health insurance exchanges that have been created to help people find coverage and meet the…
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