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By The Dispatch On Friday, June 23rd, 2017
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Tips For Making It Easier For Your Elderly Loved Ones To Live At Home Longer

If you have elderly loved ones that you care about and they would like to remain in their own home for as long as possible, you may want to try the following tips to help them achieve that goal. This way, not only More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Elder Abuse Cases are Skyrocketing in Washington State

Cases of elder abuse are skyrocketing in Washington state, according to the state’s Adult Protective Services. But new legislation is aiming to curb the problem, Q13 Fox reports. Last year, Adult Protective More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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How Geriatric Nurses Can Offset the Cost of Eldercare

Healthcare is in crisis, make no mistake about it. Not only is Obamacare failing, but this country was in trouble long before the Affordable Care Act, which is why it was instituted in the first place. Unfortunately, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Care givers have their tasks cut out to keep seniors hale and hearty

Coping up with the years after retirement are worrisome for many seniors especially when they decide to spend their time at home. Although there might be family members surrounding them, it is not expected that More...

By Guest Author On Monday, November 28th, 2016
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Advice for Seniors: Practicing In-Home Elevator Safety

photo David Peña via pixabay Many are turning to in-home caregiving options for their aging parents.  It’s a growing trend as it helps them remain an integral part of the family, and have a higher quality of More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Why Companion Care is Crucial for Seniors

Seniors are at a high risk of social isolation, but despite the prospect of living alone, the vast majority of seniors would prefer to remain in their own homes. Family members often feel guilty that they can’t More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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European Union’s euthanasia measure fails

Described as a “Written declaration on dignity at the end of life,” the Members of the European Parliament failed to support the euthanasia measure. Life Sites News had more details, quoting this written More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Nursing Home Abuse Needs to be a Priority for the Federal Government

The quality of care in nursing homes deserves to be better. If you look around and listen to the news stories and lawsuits about elder abuse in this country, it’s clear that the federal government needs to step More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, October 26th, 2015
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Police still seeking motive in New Jersey murder suicide, George Buller killing of mother in an ALF

Investigators are still seeking answers and a possible motive behind the man fatally shooting his elderly mother in a New Jersey assisted-living facility Sunday evening and then killing himself. George Buller III, More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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What Will the Cuts in Disability Benefits Mean?

The future of Social Security and Medicare does not look very positive at the moment, and the Social Security disability insurance program is looking particularly gloomy when it comes to the future. According to More...

By Guest Author On Saturday, July 18th, 2015
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Fight your fear of hospitals: it could save your life

When you see hospitals through the prism of the media, it’s no wonder you view them as little more than germ-infested harbourers of superbugs. Every day, a new headline states, “MRSA SCARE IN HOSPITALS!” or More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Effective Ways You Can Help Seniors Avoid Falls

According to the CDC government website, it is claimed that 1 out of 3 adults aged 65 or over will experience a fall or accident. These falls can lead to head injuries, fractured and broken bones, and even prove More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Netherlands euthanizes woman with dementia despite legal requirements

An 80-year-old woman with dementia was euthanized in the Netherlands after a judge ruled in favor of her family who claimed that she had a “death wish.” The court order overruled the fact that the woman had More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014
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Medical Negligence in the UK: From Victim to Victor

Medical negligence – also known as clinical negligence – is where a patient takes a medical practitioner to court in order to claim compensation after suffering harm due to negligence on the part of the doctor More...

By Kaye Wonderhouse On Friday, January 25th, 2013
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Harry Irwin, age 93, kills wife, botches suicide, says he ‘couldn’t take it anymore’ after 70 years of marriage

A 93-year-old south Kansas City man stabbed his ailing wife to death Wednesday, then slit his wrists and plunged a knife into his chest in a failed suicide attempt, according to court records. Harry Irwin confessed More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, January 24th, 2013
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Taro Aso, Japanese Minister, says to elderly ‘hurry up and die’ due to cost

Taro Aso says he would refuse end-of-life care and would ‘feel bad’ knowing treatment was paid for by the government. Aso, the finance minister, said on Monday that the elderly should be allowed to “hurry More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 19th, 2013
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CDC: Flu season shaping up to be ‘worse than average’

CDC Director, Dr. Thomas FriedenImage/New York City Department of Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden, talked about the current influenza season and the flu vaccine effectiveness More...


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