Browsing Month September, 2015

Good news, dental treatment will not increase your change of developing Alzheimer’s

By at September 24, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

No Evidence Linking Dental Treatment to Alzheimer's Disease   Despite provocative reporting and sensational headlines, the American Association of Endodontists (AAE) recently said there is no evidence that Alzheimer's disease can be spread from person to person by direct contact, or through any dental procedures or dental instruments. "There is no

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The Benefits of Low Dose Aspirin !!

By at September 22, 2015 | 5:35 pm | 0 Comment

Heart-disease preventive may simultaneously reduce colon cancer risk, task force suggests. MONDAY, Sept. 14, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Daily low-dose aspirin is best used as a preventive measure against heart disease for people in their 50s, top U.S. experts in preventive medicine have determined. People in their 60s also can take low-dose aspirin to reduce their

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UNMARRIED, CHILDLESS BABY BOOMERS AT RISK OF BECOMING ELDER ORPHANS

By at September 20, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

With an aging baby boomer population and increasing numbers of childless and unmarried older adults, nearly one-quarter of Americans aged 65 or older are currently or are at risk of becoming elder orphans, a vulnerable group requiring greater awareness and advocacy efforts, according to new research by a North Shore-LIJ geriatrician and palliative care

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Understand the Challenge of a CareGiver

By at September 19, 2015 | 12:01 pm | 0 Comment

Providers and Caregivers: Together on the Front Lines By Rosemary Laird, MD, MHSA, AGSF Today's Geriatric Medicine Vol. 8 No. 4 P. 24   Knowing and understanding the illness(es) a family member is facing and having a care team in whom caregivers can feel confident makes a big difference to family caregivers. Therefore, it's important for caregivers to learn

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About Aging Information Network

Aging Information Network (AIN) is a multi-dimensional website providing information resources through listing of providers to care givers who may or may not have time to assist in daily care or locate services for their elderly loved ones.

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