Issues in Aging
- His Medical Crisis Took Us by Surprise by Judith Graham - Earlier this month, my husband picked up the phone and learned his 92-year-old father had been taken to the hospital that morning, feeling sick and short of breath.
Blog of the Week
- Bathing Demystified: The Person Comes First by Maggie Sullivan - This is the first of three blogs about dementia and bathing. You’ll find part 2 here, and part 3 here. I didn’t know enough. I knew that people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias are sensitive to temperature, so I heated the bathroom…
One Way or Another, the Federal Government Is Still Bent on Pushing Medicare Into Private Hands
The shift has been a long time coming, and it is still unclear what health insurance will look like for the 64 million Americans over age 65.
Kaiser Health News
Cognitive Rehab May Help Older Adults Clear COVID-Related Brain Fog
Interventions designed to help people recover from brain injuries may also help alleviate long COVID symptoms.
SCF Editors Recommend
Opinion: Assaults on the ‘Gerontocracy’ Reek of Ageism—Creativity and Inventiveness Don’t Fade With Birthdays
The author makes a strong case for not judging our older leaders based on their chronological ages.