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Baby Boomers Look to Senior Concierge Services to Raise Income
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5/22/2017
Aging in place agencies give work to retirees.
A Housing Crisis for Seniors
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1/29/2017
Older population is growing and housing and transportation need to go hand in hand.
Open Letter to Good Neighbors of Park Slope
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1/6/2017
Letter from one of our members about the dangers of no or non-working CO detectors
Home Renovation for the Golden Years
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1/4/2017
People who changed house to make age friendly
Loneliness Can Be Deadly for Elders; Friends Are the Antidote
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1/4/2017
Aspeople age, new friendships can be satisfying.
How Social Isolation is Killing Us
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12/24/2016
Social isolation affects ones health.
Telling Their Life Stories, Older Adults Find Peace in Looking Back Retiring
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12/10/2016
Telling stories help the storyteller
Reverse Mortgage Lenders Fined for Ads That ‘Tricked’ Older Borrowers
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12/10/2016
Reverse mortgage issues
Combine Long-Term Care With Life Insurance? Do the Numbers First
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12/10/2016
compare long term care insurance and life insurance
The Future of Retirement Communities: Walkable and Urban
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10/16/2016
Walkability, though, is much more than a hip marketing pitch. It’s linked to better health, social engagement and higher property values.
Could Dancing have More Health Benefits than Standard Exercise?
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9/22/2016
Dancing is good exercise.
Reseearchers Confront Epidemic of Loneliness
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9/6/2016
In Great Britain, steps are being taken to reach out to older people who are socially isolate.
Decline of Tube-feeding with Dementia Patients
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8/30/2016
Families are deciding not to extend life of those with advanced dementia.
Hacks Can Ease the Trials of Aging
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8/16/2016
Author tells of elderly who have made adaptations to their every day activities which are not hi-teh.
New Medicare Law to Notify Patients of Loophole in Nursing Home Coverage
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8/12/2016
Medicare recipients will now be notified if there is a possibility that they may receive uncovered hospital charges and may not have nursing home after care covered when they are in a hospital bed but not admitted.
Some Cities to Grow Old In
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7/22/2016
Here are examples of of age-friendly cities.
Helping the Elderly Downsize
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7/22/2016
Services are available to help the elderly downsize their possessions.
How Can States Support an Aging Population? Actions Policymakers Can Take.
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6/10/2016
Report on policy strategies to support the needs of the elderly in the future.
Senior Roommates Matched as Way To Bring Affordable Housing to Elderly
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6/7/2016
Describes home sharing as a means for seniors to afford to stay in their homes and a means of affordable housing for others.
When Power of Attorney Becomes a Power Struggle
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5/11/2016
Banks try insist that their forms be used. An attorney may be necessary to get the ban to recognize your legal document.
Aging in Place
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5/3/2016
Speaks about communities and resources needed for people to stay in their homes as they get older.
Thriving at Age 70 and Beyond
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4/26/2016
Women over 70 need be as active as possible since they can expect to live for many more years.
Brooklyn Public Library Senior Resources
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4/11/2016
Brooklyn Public Library's Services for Older Adults Department offers many inclusive programming and services tailored for the 50+ audience. These include lectures, films, performances and educational programs that reflect the wide interests of today's older adults.
City's Senior Citizen Enclaves Are in Danger Advocates Say
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3/13/2016
Advocates say that city's senior citizen enclaves are in danger
MAKING TECHNOLOGY EASIER FOR OLDER ADULTS
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3/13/2016
Making technology easier for older adults.
A Creative Path to Healthy Aging
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3/9/2016
Music, dance, poetry and painting are pumping new life into older bodies and minds.
Babayaga Way - Senior Hosuing Alternatives
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3/7/2016
A model of alternative housing for seniors
A New Breed of Con Artists - Tech Frauds and How to Avoid Them
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3/7/2016
Tech scams are flourishing and seniors are prime targets.
The Everything in One Promise of Continuing Care Communities
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2/27/2016
Can retirees have it all? Continuing care communities say yes.
In Palliative Care, Comfort is the Top Priority
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2/16/2016
There is a misconception that palliative care and hospice care are synonymous. It is not true.
As the Population Ages, Where are the Geriatricians?
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1/29/2016
The number of physicians needed to treat the growing population of aging adults is dwindling.
LGBT Older Adults: At Risk but Resileent
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1/13/2016
LGBT older adults share similar aging concerns as those in the general population, but they also experience unique aging and health challenges and strengths as they encounter barriers and inequalities.
TED'S TALK: What Makes a Good Life?
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1/8/2016
This is a talk about the longest study on happiness.
A Move Into Mom's building
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1/6/2016
Some older children have found the simplest caregiving solution is just down the hall.
Imagine a Medicare part q for quality at the end of life
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12/11/2015
Fragile elderly people would benefit greatly, & Medicare would save money, if Medicare paid for interdisciplinary care at home which would help to keep people from hospital visits & provide care that focus's on the person's quality of life.
Caregivers Sometimes Must Sacrifice Their Careers
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12/9/2015
The article discusses the limitations of Family leave legislation in helping people who must take time from their careers to care for family.
As Aging Population Grows So Do Robotic Aides
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12/9/2015
The future of robotic aides for the increase in the aging population in the next decade or two.
Financial Abuse of the Elderly: Sometimes Unnoticed, Always Predatory
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11/29/2015
The elderlycan be easy targets for financial abuse from relatives and friends, as well as, strangers.
Criticism & Litigation Over a Renewal Clause in Rent Freeze Program for Older New Yorkers
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11/11/2015
As New York officials encourage older tenants to take advantage of an underused program that freezes their rents, they have also been cutting off participants who fail to renew on time, advocates say.
Retiree Giving Becomes a Force of Philanthropy
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11/8/2015
Americans over 65 years of age are more likely to donate money or goods than any other age group and they give the most.
"Death Cafes" Confront Difficulty with Cake
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11/5/2015
The news article in the Catholic newspaper, The Tablet, is about cafe-like gatherings which are trying to increase awareness of death with view to help people make the most of their (finite) lives.
Tai Chi may help people with long term health conditions.
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10/23/2015
The slow and fluid movements of Tai Chi appear to help older adutls with chronic conditions to improve phyical health.
Is It Time For a Tax Credit to Help People Age in Place
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10/20/2015
This article, from Forbes/Financial Desk, is a business view of the economics of aging in place.
Why Most of Us May Not Retire Comfortably
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10/18/2015
One big problem is dipping into our retirement funds prematurely.
3 Ways "The Intern" Gets Older Workers Wrong
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10/18/2015
The movie does not address the changing labor force; gives a superficial look at the benefits of intergenerational collaboration; and, the message "grey is the new green", was totally lost.
Near the End It's Best to Be "Friended"
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9/30/2015
It is important to identify someone to make decisions for you when you are unable to do so.
Falls in the Elderly: Deadly but Preventable
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9/12/2015
One sentinel event often overlooked in aging individuals is a fall.
Age 75 Is the New 65 and Accepting This In Medicine Will Save Lives
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9/11/2015
Updating health screening policies for the elderly would detect more life threatening and treatable conditions.
How I Became a Helicopter Daughter
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9/9/2015
The skills needed to be a helicpopter mom are the same used to care for elderly relatives.
Medicare Plans to Pay Doctors for Counseling on End of Life
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7/9/2015
New Medicare changes scheduled for January 2016 will reimburse physicians for discussions about end of life options.
At Home, Many Seniors Are Imprisoned by Their Independence
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6/23/2015
Aging in place requires a variety of supportive services to help those elderly who are home bound.
A Pioneer for Death With Dignity
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3/9/2015
Medical advances have prolonged the dying process and people deserve more comprehensive options.
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