Q:What’s the difference between hard of hearing and deaf?
A: Hard of hearing (HOH) refers to people who still have some useful hearing, and can understand spoken language in some situations, with or without amplification. Most […]
New InfoSAGE app will assist multiple family caregivers coordinate care of loved one
Hebrew SeniorLife Blog http://blog.hebrewseniorlife.org/caring-elderly-parents-there-s-app
This former journalist helps caregivers get to know who their patients once were, before dementia took hold
This former journalist helps caregivers get to know who their patients once were, before dementia took hold https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/inspired-life/wp/2016/12/15/this-former-journalist-is-helping-caregivers-get-to-know-who-their-patients-once-were-before-dementia/?postshare=3201481836351187&tid=ss_tw&utm_term=.aa37489c6002
Q: Is it important for seniors to keep up on their vaccines?
A: Yes. A number of diseases which can be prevented with vaccines can cause significant illness, hospitalization, disability, and even death.
Older adults are more […]
An extended family in Colombia with a genetic mutation causing Alzheimer’s may help scientists prevent the disease someday. Lesley Stahl reports on the groundbreaking study.