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Selected articles from Current Awareness in Aging Research E-Clippings: Staff Shortages Are Hammering Long-term Care Facilities, Home Care Agencies, and Families Pandemic-inspired retirement may be short-lived for many More than 41million dementia cases globally are undiagnosed – study Signs of Early Alzheimer’s May Be Spotted in Brain Stem The quality, not quantity, of cardiovascular fat […]

National Institutes of Health: The Amazing Brain: A Sharper Image of the Pyramidal Tract Administration for Community Living: DOL announced an alliance with AAAED to promote people with disabilities in the national organization’s workplace equity efforts Webinars from National Paralysis Center Volunteer and Advocacy Opportunities, Wednesday, August 18 Virtual Support Groups, August 26th National Consumer […]

Currently there are nearly 54 million Americans 65 years of age or older. By 2060, that number will exceed 98 million. To keep seniors and special needs individuals at home, the home must be accessible and safe. An article posted on July 28, 2021 covers this topic. See T. Williams, Home Modifications for Seniors […]

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The best way to avoid fraud is to be aware and to do your due diligence when someone asks for or demands money. For example, there are scammers calling, impersonating law enforcement, and telling callers they must pay money or they will be arrested. See City of Portland – Phone Scam Fraud Impersonating Police Office. […]

WFSU Public Media reported that Group Homes For Those With Developmental Disabilities Face A Growing Worker Shortage. Developmental disability service providers are the latest to join a list of employers who say they’re facing a worker shortage. Advocates say direct support professionals who left the industry because of health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic aren’t […]

Nursing home deaths up 32% in 2020 amid pandemic.  The AP reported “Deaths among Medicare patients in nursing homes soared by 32% last year, with two devastating spikes eight months apart, a government watchdog reported Tuesday in the most comprehensive look yet at the ravages of COVID-19 among its most vulnerable victims” Read more The […]

The following links can be used to research health care providers and, if necessary, to file a complaint with State licensing boards and boards of certification: Complaint and Discipline Process for Nurses (Powerpoint by Georgia Board of Nursing) Contact Information For Filing a Complaint with the State Survey Agency ( Do your research about your doctor or […]

New Interactive Tool Provides Social Determinants of Health Data on Internet Access A new online data visualization tool from AHRQ gives analysts access to social determinants of health (SDOH) data related to people’s access to the internet. Internet access is essential for obtaining home-based telemedicine and is increasingly important for healthcare needs such as making […]

The National Institutes of Health recently published its News in Health Special Issue Collecting Popular Stories from past issues that have been reviewed and updated. Topics ranged from healthy eating to parenting and seniors. The articles relating to seniors include: Coping with Caregiving: Take Care of Yourself While Caring for Others Osteoporosis in Aging: Protect […]

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has published new tools on Reverse Mortgages. The tool box includes basic information, eligibility, information about fees and how reverse mortgages are repaid.

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