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Friday, July 19, 2019

Hybrid tricycle designed to increase mobility

Not a stranger to designing new technology to meet his needs, Janes worked out a design for the Access Hybrid to give his father a way to be active despite his declining physical health,

Abuse and neglect of the Alzheimer’s patient -red flags

Elder Abuse is one of the most overlooked public health hazards in the United States. The National Center on Elder Abuse estimates that between one and two million elderly adults have suffered from some form of elder abuse. The main types of elder abuse are physical abuse, sexual abuse, emotional and psychological abuse, neglect and self-neglect, abandonment, and financial exploitation. Elders with dementia are thought to be at greater risk of abuse and neglect than those of the general elderly population.

Elder Care Resource Guide 2016 – 2017

Here is the Elder Care Resource Guide for 2016-2017:

How to recognize signs it’s time for placement in a specialty memory care facility...

Moving a family member into memory care facility is never an easy decision. However, there are some telltale signs that caregivers can look for in order to recognize when it’s time for assisted living:

Elder Care Resource Guide Fall 2017/Spring 2018

Here is the Elder Care Resource Guide for Fall 2017/Spring 2018.

Moving into a long term care facility

Part one of a three part series  By Micha Shalev   Most of us dread the thought of permanently moving a loved one into a skilled...

Dementia end stage: what to expect

By Micha Shalev During the end stages of dementia, a person will gradually become dependent on others for all their care and activities of daily...

Common myths of aging

By the year 2030, approximately 20 percent of the U.S. population (71 million people) will be over the age of 65 years (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Merck Company Foundation, 2007). Despite this current trend in aging, relatively few healthcare professionals are prepared with the expert knowledge necessary for caring for older adults. The purpose of this article is to discuss few common myths about aging (I am sure there are a lot more, but I will try and focus on the most important ones)

Moving into a long term care facility

By Micha Shalev MHA CDP CDCM CADDCT Part one of this series appeared in the April issue of the Fifty Plus Advocate. Part three will...

‘Mom, do you know my name?’

By Janice Elizabeth Berte It all started out so innocently when I visited my mother years ago, and I would notice that asking her basic...