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Why You Should Consider A Geriatrician For Your Elder Loves Ones
Anita Kamiel, RN, MPS
Founder/owner of David York Home Healthcare Agency, Registered...
As specialists go, we have all heard of cardiologists, gastroenterologists, endocrinologists, but how many of us really consider or have even heard of geriatric specialists or geriatricians when we think about care for someone 60 and older?
Combatting Late-Life Depression, System-Wide and One Loved One at a Time
Hany Abdelaal, DO
Pres. VNSNY CHOICE Health Plans at Visiting Nurse Service of N...
Recognizing that isolation, depression, and anxiety -- if unaddressed -- create a downward spiral of health that exacts a financial and human toll, we must continue to create services for the homebound elderly that address their mental as well as physical needs.
Moving My Kicking-And-Screaming Elderly Parents 1,600 Miles To Be WIth Me
Arlene Nisson Lassin
Writer, Blogger. Working on Two Books!
Originally I was going to title this 'Kidnapping My Elderly Parents.' I was just desperate enough to try that if I couldn't get them to budge.
6 Lessons From a Gen Y Seeking Care for an Aging Grandparent
We didn't know these people, and it was hard to identify the really good ones when all we had to go by was some text, a CV and a bathroom selfie.
Making a Difference by Making Mental Health and Geriatrics Care a National Priority
Senior Vice President of Research at LeadingAge, Former Assist...
Aging Americans who have mental health needs are indeed an invisible group -- and they can use all the help we can give them.
Mushroom-Barley Soup and Other Red Flags
"Changing the Way We See Aging"
Mushroom-barley soup, a staple of my childhood, lovingly prepared by Grandma Mollie, was the most delicious soup I'd ever tasted. Grandma Mollie always got it just right, but this time, something was awry.
Financial Costs of Caring for Your Parents
Vice President, Knoweldge Universe
No wonder so many people caught in this situation have trouble paying their bills. If you are primary caregiver for parents or are supporting them financially, here are a few ideas that may help you keep your own finances on track.
Does Dad Need a Nursing Home?
Dr. Jon LaPook
Medical Correspondent, CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley
One of the great blessings of my life is that my 91-year-old father. What if I were to think he's losing his ability to live independently but he doesn't agree with me? That's where gut-wrenching decisions often arise.
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