Issues in Aging
- How to Deal with Your Digital Afterlife by Mary Jacobs - Sara Ivey, 63, calls it one of the few gifts of cancer: time to plan. When her husband, Jerald Sluder, was diagnosed with advanced melanoma, the Dallas couple had time to organize his affairs before his death in December 2016…
Blog of the Week
- The Father: Dementia from the Inside by Maggie Sullivan - The Father has received much attention and won two (in my opinion well-deserved) Academy Awards. It engages viewers as no other movie about dementia has because they experience the effects of the disease the way the person living with it…
Alzheimer’s Drug Targets People with Mild Cognitive Impairment. What Does That Mean?
The FDA has set tight parameters for Aduhelm, leaving doctors unsure when to prescribe it, or to whom.
Kaiser Health News
The Checkup Is in the Mail? Soliciting Letter Carriers to Help Deliver Health Care
If postal workers conducted basic health checks on older adults in their homes, it could be a winning situation for both the USPS and the aging population.
The Elder Index
Why Hurricanes Are Deadly for Older People
Whether it’s due to health conditions, isolation or fear, it can be very difficult for some people to evacuate when a storm is bearing down. The result is a devastating fatality rate.
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It’s Never Too Late to Play the Cello
Vera Jiji picked up her instrument again after 40 years. It has changed her retirement years completely.