Issues in Aging
- Grieving Has Changed: Today People Do It Publicly—Online by Leigh Ann Hubbard - These days when a loved one dies, we don’t stop clocks and don black for months. There is no sackcloth.
Blog of the Week
- Don’t Turn Your Back by Maggie Sullivan - As recently as 1982, the late Robert Terry, MD, a groundbreaking neuropathologist working specifically on Alzheimer’s disease, was quoted in the Washington Post, saying: All diseases are depersonalizing to some extent. But you’re still human…But a person with a serious…
As COVID Hits Nursing Homes’ Finances, Town Residents Fight to Save Alzheimer’s Facility
A Missouri community is fighting to keep the highly valued facility open, but the battle won’t be easy.
Kaiser Health News
Wartime Trauma Hits Close to Home for Scholar of Dementia
Worried about her own mother’s dementia, Oanh Meyer is investigating how the war in Vietnam may have affected the cognitive health of its survivors.
The Elder Index
Economic Pressure on Elders Higher Among Women, Minorities, Oldest Seniors
This data means at least 10 millions older Americans are burdened by serious financial problems.
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Four Lessons Gen Z and Millennials can Learn from Betty White about Longevity, Work and Retirement
Her comedic prowess is legendary, but the actress, author and animal activist also showed us how to live life for the long haul.