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.
Q: Is drug abuse an issue with older people?
A: Yes. Little attention has been paid to the issue of substance abuse—both legal and illegal drugs–among the elderly. But recent data demonstrates that drug abuse is […]