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Fitness centers open for baby boomers

Baby boomers who want to stay healthy while they age are driving a new demand in fitness centers designed specifically for older adults, according to The Star Tribune....

October 25, 2010

Alan Wu

Medical alarm can help children plan for caregiving responsibilities

Most Americans don't think of the possibility that, in the future, their parents may require extensive care and even move in with them. ...

October 22, 2010

Jasmine Phu

Senior alert system can help those caring for Alzheimer’s patients

A report issued by the Alzheimer's Association and California's First Lady Maria Shriver has found that more women suffer from Alzheimer's disease than men, as approximately two-thirds of al...

October 22, 2010

Alan Wu

New government resource, senior alert system can help with eldercare

The United States government recently launched a newly revised government resource for families who are looking for help caring for older loved ones. ...

October 21, 2010

Alan Wu

Learn to make the most of a doctor’s appointment

Many older adults enter the doctor's office and are hesitant to ask any questions that extend beyond formalities. However, not being open with concerns can have consequences down the road. ...

October 20, 2010

Alan Wu

Prepare for Alzheimer’s with a personal emergency response system

This coming month is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month and recommends that this can be an important time for baby boomers to reflect on their options for living at hom...

October 19, 2010

Alan Wu

Elderly alert system can help strained family relationships

A number of studies have revealed the negative effects that caring for an elderly parent can have on an adult child in the workplace, but new findings reveal that the stress of the sandwich ...

October 14, 2010

Alan Wu

Medical alert system, home healthcare can be alternative to nursing home

Myron Karpij, 48, had been taking care of his mother for several years and watched her as symptoms of Alzheimer's slowly became more and more pronounced. Eventually, he realized that the car...

October 11, 2010

Alan Wu

New healthcare app for smartphones helps caregivers

A new app that is designed to help caregivers keep track of important information about their patients, Allscripts Mobile Homecare, has been developed for smartphones, according to

October 6, 2010

Alan Wu

Michigan communities push for a tax increase to help elderly

Some counties in Michigan, such as Wayne, Oakland and Maycomb, are quickly approaching a voting season that has been marked by one of the hottest topics in the region - caring for the area's...

October 4, 2010


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