Browsing Month September, 2015

Educating Care Givers

By at September 18, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

    Learn the Basics Besides caring for themselves, caregivers can benefit from taking advantage of some key resources available to them. It's helpful to become well informed in various aspects of caregiving. None of us had Caregiving 101 in high school, so who knows how to be a family caregiver? No one. It requires the ultimate on-the-job

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Did You Know 21% of US households are impacted by care giving responsibilities?

By at September 17, 2015 | 12:00 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 Providing care to loved ones presents specialized challenges to family members. Physicians must familiarize themselves with basic information to offer caregivers who seek assistance and solutions. Whether

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Older Adults and New Technology, What About It?

By at September 16, 2015 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Technology: Health Care Solve for Elders? By Seth Bailey Adopting elder-friendly technologies may level the health care playing field as shortages loom in the number of professionals equipped to care for older adults. Older adults often say that technology is the realm of the young. Statistically, it's true that people under the age of 65 use digital devices to a

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25 Million U.S. Adults Struggle With Daily Pain

By at September 15, 2015 | 4:16 pm | 0 Comment

And 14 million experience severe pain, survey finds. TUESDAY, Aug. 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Pain is widespread in much of America, with more than 25 million adults -- 11 percent -- suffering on a daily basis, a new national survey reveals. And approximately 14 million adults -- roughly 6.4 percent -- experience severe pain, which can be associated with poorer

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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.