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A New Strategy to Meet the Needs of the Elderly by Alan Lipton
Geriatric Care Management:
Getting older isn't what it used to be. There was a time when senior members of the community lived amongst their extended family, relying on their children or grandchildren for support. But as the Baby Boomer generation pushes the population's media age higher and higher, and as each generation seems to move farther and farther from its geographical roots, the act of younger generations caring for their elderly relatives is becoming less common. Nowadays, the elderly must find alternative ways to receive the type of care they need, though many seniors are reluctant to move into retirement homes or assisted living facilities.Read more...
The American Bar Association has developed a smartphone app intended to make health care directives quickly and easily accessible.
While American patients are urged to “battle” at the end of life, a new analysis showed doctors in Britain telling patients about the “journey.”
A broadcaster turns the camera on his parents.
A study finds that older people on hypertensives have a higher risk of serious falls, and that patients are divided on whether their priority is reducing cardiovascular risk or fewer tumbles.
Rattling sabers and manning the battle stations at the end of life. Why do we say that?
Tyrannosaurus parents once ruled the household, and still want to.
Medicare officials release data on doctor payments, and an analysis by The Times uncovers a number of surprises.
A new online tool from the National Institute of Nursing Research explains end-of-life care.