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Let The Grandparents Watch The Kids

A Johns Hopkins study done four years ago found that grandparents watching children actually reduces the incidence of injury by 50% or more.

10/31/2014

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Join Elderly Relative For Doctor’s Visit

If you have an elderly relative, one of the best things you can do for them is to go with them to a doctor’s appointment. There are several reasons.

09/24/2014

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Taking Guardianship When Seniors Can’t Manage Their Own Finances

By Amy E. Feldman PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – If you think an elderly parent can’t make good decisions, what can you do about it? Boy that Donald Sterling is despicable. But is he incapable of making […]

08/28/2014

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Seniors Who Exercise Reduce Risk Of Hospitalization

Regular exercise is the gift that keeps on giving. And now, medical journals are reporting that exercise could reduce the risk of hospitalizations, especially among seniors.

08/14/2014

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Recruiting Seniors For Non-profit Work

While marketers have generally ignored the 50+ population, what a boon they could be for the non-profit world.

07/21/2014

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Nursing Home Contract May Be Costly To ‘Responsible’ Family Members

Federal law prohibits a nursing home from requiring a third party to guarantee payment as a condition of a resident’s admission. Don’t be tricked.

05/29/2014

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Gerontology Studies Shrinking Despite Growth Of Older Population

Despite the need, some schools have suspended, reduced in size or folded gerontology into other programs because of lack of interest.

05/20/2014

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Older Americans Month

Senior Citizens Month was established in 1963. Now called Older Americans Month, statistics show that by 2030, there will be some 34 million seniors.

05/13/2014

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Local High School Seniors Play Modified Version Of Jeopardy

Nine seniors from high schools throughout the area gathered this past week in Bucks County to play a modified version of the game “Jeopardy” where all of the questions tested their knowledge of finances.

05/03/2014

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Diet High In Fruit May Help Alzheimer’s

There is a report in the journal Aging Cell that a compound found in strawberries may potentially help in the prevention of Alzheimer’s disease.

04/14/2014

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Alzheimer’s A Greater Risk Than Breast Cancer For Older Women

According to information from the Alzheimer’s Association, once women are in their 60’s, they are twice as likely to develop Alzheimer’s as breast cancer.

03/28/2014

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Medical Expenses: What You Can – And Can’t – Deduct

What medical expenses can you deduct, and when? There’s been a change in tax law.

03/14/2014

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Formulating A Treatment Plan For Alzheimer’s

Coming up with the best treatment plan for Alzheimer’s disease can be tricky because there are so many variables among patients including aging and overall health.

02/26/2014

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Men’s Bladder Problems Are Common, Treatable

Bladder problems are common in men. Most involve urination, such as having trouble urinating or going too often. But most of these problems can be solved.

02/25/2014

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Americans Remain Committed To Volunteer Work

In the spirit of the holiday, it’s inspiring to know that Americans are involved with improving the lives of others.

12/25/2013

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