Articles: Senior News

How to Tell Family You Can No Longer Be Caregiver

Every day, Linda Snyder goes to her mother’s house in rural Pennsylvania, gets her out of bed, gives her breakfast and dresses her. Every night, she returns to put her to bed. Sometimes, when Snyder arrives, her mother will greet her with, “’Oh, it’s you again.’ That doesn’t help,” says Snyder....
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Variations in longevity across Europe over past 20 years

Variations in longevity across Europe over past 20 years Wide and stubborn variations in longevity have persisted across Europe over the past 20 years, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. People can expect to live to a ripe old age in northern Spain, north...
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Emotional and physical difficulties among caregivers

Emotional and physical difficulties among caregivers Being a caregiver for an older adult isn’t easy. A new study suggests that family and unpaid caregivers who provide substantial help with health care were more likely to miss out on valued activities, have a loss of work productivity and experience emotional, physical...
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Tax Breaks for Caregivers on Presidential Platform

Hillary Clinton- Tax Breaks for Caregivers on Presidential Platform. According to the LA Times, Hillary Clinton proposed a new tax break Sunday for those who care for aging parents and grandparents. The Democratic presidential candidate touted her latest proposal at a town hall-style meeting in this Mississippi River city about 200 miles east...
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Speaking Different Languages For Your Health

Speaking Different Languages For Your Health. The advantages of speaking a second language – for health and mental ability – came under the spotlight at an event at the AAAS annual meeting in Washington, DC. Experts in bilingualism examined how learning a second language at any age not only imparts...
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How Our Bodies Change as We Age

It is no secret that the human body changes over time. Both genetics and lifestyle play a huge role in how we age. Read about some of the most common ways our bodies change, below. How Our Bodies Change as We Age ? Minor aches and pains inevitably come with the...
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