Seniors: Get Your Checkbooks Ready
... that health care reform preserve the ability for seniors
to get these tests."
Not only will seniors
be burdened with paying for these tests, the ... are critical to the quality of health care our seniors
receive, yet the co-pay will force them to pay ...
Desert Oasis Healthcare Featured in USA Today
... containing over 10,000 signed petitions from seniors
in the Coachella Valley urging Congress to keep ... then the rest of the nation. "We serve 22,000 seniors
and it is critically important we protect them ... out-of-pocket costs for seniors, ensures more seniors
have access to affordable, coordinated, ...
Elder Abuse, Neglect Make Early Death Far More Likely
... TUESDAY, Aug. 4 (HealthDay News) -- When seniors
stop taking proper care of themselves, their risk ... who are affected, Dong said. "Even more capable seniors
face a higher risk of premature death from ... was more than twice as great as it was for seniors
who were not abused.
Dong said the researchers ...
Arcadia HealthCare's DailyMed(TM) Signs Deal with Comfort Keepers(R), A Leading Provider of In-Home Care
... provider of non-medical, in-home care market for seniors
and other adults needing care and spans more than ... expansion of DailyMed to date, and will help seniors
served by Comfort Keepers across the nation ... United States. There are currently 36 million seniors
in the U.S., with this number projected to exceed ...
Leading U.S. Expert Offers Ten Warning Signs and Symptoms of Mental Health Problems in Elderly
... in the western United States - is offering seniors
and their loved ones 10 warning signs that may ... with mental health issues.
"Though many seniors
have developed positive coping skills and ... total, the Home annually serves more than 1,700 seniors
through its extraordinary continuum of services. ...
American Association for Homecare Supports Crackdown on Medicare Scammers in Houston, Boston, New York, Louisiana
... Medicare fraud takes vital resources away from seniors
and patients. Reducing fraud and abuse in ... fraud and abuse will benefit patients and seniors
by lowering costs and increasing quality of care. ...
On May 6, 2009, Sen. Martinez introduced seniors
and Taxpayers Obligation Protection (STOP) Act, ....
Michael Munter Named to Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Board
... in the country, he has a passion for providing seniors
with the highest level of customer service and ... brings with him a wealth of experience in serving seniors
and I'm very excited that he's accepted the offer ... environments. The company meets the needs of seniors
with independent living, assisted living and ...
RetireSafe Blasts AARP for Supporting Plan to Pay for Health Care on the Backs of Seniors
Group Calls AARP's Support of Obama's ... Phillips, "I'm outraged that AARP has sold out seniors
in favor of a plan that will bring in socialized medicine. I don't think America's seniors
realize what adopting this health care reform ...
Medicare Drug Plan Still Needs Work
... experience, the Medicare drug benefit has helped seniors
by expanding access to prescription drug coverage ... people worse off."
He noted that low-income seniors
who are "dually eligible" for both Medicare and ... Part D. In California, that shift resulted in seniors
losing a relatively rich array of benefits. In ...
Genstar Capital Portfolio Company Univita Health Completes Debt Financing
... with industry veterans Hugh and Ben Lytle to help seniors
live, age and receive care independently in the ... aging services and advanced caregiving for seniors
and their caregivers. It will target businesses that help seniors
maintain their independence and ultimately live ...
Seniors in Medical Technology
More Than 1.5 Million Americans Sickened, Injured or Killed by Medication Errors Each Year; Seniors Most at Risk
... year by errors in prescribing, dispensing and taking
medications -- and seniors
are most susceptible. Arcadia HealthCare today
announces the nationwide ... following:
ASCP.com (American Society of Consultant pharmacists) -- seniors
at Risk Paper -- Medication -Related Problems in Older Adults -- The ...
'Friendly' Bacteria Can Benefit Health Throughout the Lifecycle
... Nutrition Annual Meeting
WASHINGTON, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- New research on the benefits of
probiotics in children and seniors
was presented at The American College of
Nutrition (ACN) Annual Meeting in a symposium, "Practical Applications of
Probiotics in Health and Disease." ...
Diverse Approaches to Alzheimer's Therapies Continue to Show Progress at ICAD
... in People with Alzheimer's
Survival (life span) in people with Alzheimer's is recognized to be
shorter than what is expected in cognitively normal seniors
recognized to be influenced by several factors including age, disease
severity, general debility, and gender. Approved antidementia drugs ...
Study Demonstrates Mindful Approach to Aging
... and evaluate their efficacy," continues
Zelinski. "The implications for a truly effective brain fitness training
program on the cognitive health of seniors
would be enormous." About Posit Science Posit Science Corporation develops science-based brain health programs.
The company works with more than 50 ...
Seriously Low Vaccination Rates Cause Experts to Call for Increased Immunization Before Influenza Season Peaks
... this severe respiratory disease among patients, especially those
who are immunocompromised.
CMS Efforts to Increase Vaccination Rates
over 65 years of age are among those at greatest risk of
complications and death due to influenza and pneumococcal disease. To
address this risk, ...
Experimental Drug Ketasyn(TM) Improves Memory in Age-Associated Memory Impairment Study
... taking Ketasyn performed significantly better on the 'First-Last
Name Association' test (FLN) than subjects taking placebo (p=0.042). "On
taking Ketasyn remembered more names than those taking
placebo," said Dr. Costantini. In another memory test called Name-Face Recognition (NFA), ...
You May Have a Thyroid Problem and Not Know It - Particularly If You're Over 60, Says a New Harvard Medical School Report
... symptoms are also associated with aging, so older
patients and their doctors may attribute these problems to simply getting
older. Occasionally, seniors
with thyroid problems will exhibit symptoms
that don't occur in younger patients, such as unexplained high cholesterol,
congestive heart failure, a ...
Seniors in Medical Dictionary
... You are here: Home > Health After 60 > seniors
and the Flu seniors
and the Flu Chris Woolston ... seniors
also need to be aware that certain expenses ...
... vision . Treatment may slow its progression. Macular Degeneration ( seniors
) - seniors
: How Much Do You Know About Your Eyes ? Macular Degeneration ...
... order to slow the process of aging , their are many important approaches: ... Sleep Disorders and Aging Overview Are you one of millions of seniors
in the US who think life would be pretty good….if you could just get some sleep? Aging changes in the skin are a group of common ...
... disorders Depression Fibromyalgia Heartburn /GERD Prostate gland enlargement Sleep apnea Restless legs syndrome Sleep and seniors
: Insomnia isn't inevitable Sleep and your child's health: Why bedtime matters ... " Anxiety Disorders ." In Diagnostic and Statistical Manual ...
... are more likely to become infected. Be On Guard Against Dog Bites Science Reveals Secret to Sperm 's Success Epilepsy Can Be Subtle for seniors
Genetic Info May Pass Without DNA Postpone Family Dog Until Kids Are School -Age Dinosaur-Bird Flap Ruffles Feathers ... Dog bites ...
... gum is more effective than the patch. Prescription medication from a doctor. Blacks, Hispanics Less Likely to Use Nicotine Replacement Rx seniors
Urged to Join Medicare Rx Plan Doctors Not Heeding 'Black-Box' Warnings on Rx Drugs Carotid Stent ing Safe Alternative to Surgery Health ...
... , especially high blood pressure , smoking and diabetes . Prevention is the best response to the possibility of a fracture d hip . So seniors
should be especially encouraged to keep their homes well-lit and free from hazards that could cause a fall. Prevention is better than cure. ...
... Sleep Disorders and Aging Overview Are you one of millions of seniors
in the US who think life would be pretty good….if you could just get some sleep? Sleep Disorders : Alternative Treatment s - ...
Seniors in Biological News
Outstanding undergraduates recognized in agronomy, crop, soil, and environmental sciences
... following undergraduate students as Outstanding seniors
as part of the 2008 National Student Recognition ... Program recognizes 36 outstanding undergraduate seniors
enrolled in agronomy, crop, soil, or ... of ASA, CSSA, and SSSA. Each year, top-notch seniors
are selected for the award based on their ...
At risk for peripheral arterial disease? Simple quiz provides key so you can circulate better
... African-Americans (twice as likely to develop clogged leg arteries), seniors
(12-20 percent develop PAD) and diabetics (one in three who are over the ... who smoked a pack of cigarettes a day for 20 years, explained Murphy. seniors
may typically dismiss warning symptoms as signs of getting older; however, ...
Reducing risk of hospitalization in the elderly
... important because they suggest that interventions, such as physical exercise, that improve physical function could help keep more vulnerable seniors
out of the hospital," says Cawthon. "That would not only reduce disability but it would also reduce the huge economic burden associated with ...
UAB students' Nintendo Wii CPR earns American Heart Association support
... controls from the Nintendo Wii video game console.
Students James McKee, Jack Wimbish, Haisam Islam and Zach Clark began work on the project as seniors
at UAB. Along with faculty advisers Greg Walcott, M.D., associate professor of medicine, and Jack Rogers, Ph.D., associate professor of biomedical ...
Hypertension among lower-status employees lingers well into retirement
... the outcomes of this study and others. Overall, the link between higher-status occupation and lower prevalence of hypertension was stronger for male seniors
than for female seniors. Moreover, females in professional positions had more hypertension than female managers, whereas male professionals did not ...
Scaling the wall of deafness
... Despite modern medicine, one in 1,000 American babies are born deaf. The numbers increase markedly with age, with more than 50% of seniors
in the United States experiencing some form of hearing loss.
But the era of the hearing aid, and shouting at aging in-laws, may soon be over. A ...
High school students' paper published in prestigious college math journal
... in a peer-reviewed journal. It was submitted to the Internet-based applied math competition last March by Afanasiy Yermakov and Jason Zukus, current seniors
at High Technology High School, Tom Jackson, now a freshman at Cornell University, and Kelly Roache, currently a freshman at Princeton University. ...
Proactive care saves lives of seniors, study finds
... of deaths and hospitalizations among chronically ill older adults? The answer based on a three-year study involving more than 3,400 chronically ill seniors
led by Oregon Health & Science University researcher David A. Dorr, M.D. appears to be "yes."
The study described in the December 2008 Journal ...
Research-based undergraduate course expands beyond Washington University
... classroom. Over the next four years, Elgin and her colleagues developed and implemented a research-based genomics course for juniors and seniors
at Washington University in which students polish and interpret their own portion of raw DNA sequence.
The course, Biology 4342, "Research ...
New technology may prevent vitamin B12 deficient seniors and vegetarians from needing injections
... and are currently being treated. Further, a vast number of people are completely unaware they are B12 deficient and will eventually need treatment. seniors
and strict vegetarians are most at risk. Symptoms such as fatigue, constipation, loss of appetite and weight loss can occur in those who are ...
Seniors in Biological Technology
Tishcon Corp Reaches Donation Milestone Exceeds 1 Million Bottles of Multi-Vitamins for Nourish America
program for children, adults and seniors
at risk of malnutrition, as well
as victims of ... 30,000 needy children and 28,000 low income seniors
America receive nutrition through ... to disaster survivors, emergency workers, seniors
Independent audits ...
On-Line Medicare Advisor Saves Seniors Time, Hassle and Money
... tool. Medicare has
been demystified! seniors
no longer need to worry about whether they ... users with easy and
unbiased advice to help seniors
quickly find their best Medicare insurance
plan. The free online tool can save seniors
hundreds to thousands of
AIM Pharmakon (API) Announced a New Proprietary Premium-Quality Natural Concentrated Liquid Calcium and Mineral Supplement Now Available Direct to Consumers
... with menopause in peri- and postmenopausal phases, baby-boomers and seniors
needing extra calcium supplementation.
"The role of calcium in the ... strides in addressing the specific supplement needs for active lifestyles, seniors
and people with challenged immunity levels. Our core competence and aim ...
Top 10 Cognitive Fitness Events of 2008 to be Unveiled at SharpBrains' Webinar
... Fitness Software Market 2008, the Special Brief Brain Fitness Centers in seniors
Housing - A Field in the Making, prepared for the American seniors
Housing Association and a variety of other informational services.
Update: Georgia and North Carolina Teens Honored for Research in Biochemistry and Genetics in Nation's Premier High School Science Competition
Sajith M. Wickramasekara and Andrew Y. Guo, both seniors
at the North
Carolina School of Science and Mathematics , Durham, North ... is the team leader and heard about the Siemens
Competition in 2006 when seniors
from his high school were selected as
Regional Finalists. Mr. ...
Inc. Magazine Names Senior Whole Health the Number One Fastest-Growing Private Company in US
... Growth Fueled by Popularity with seniors
and Caregivers, Grassroots Marketing
... (SWH) has been driven by a singular
mission -- to provide low-income seniors
with a health care plan that's
simple to join, provides the security of an ...
SCAN Health Plan Offers Seniors Five Tips to Prepare for Surgery
... this is particularly critical
for seniors," said Dr. Schwab. "Most seniors
have high levels of anxiety
and many unanswered questions before going ... beforehand makes the experience far
more manageable." Dr. Schwab offers seniors
these five tips:
Meet with the surgeon and get the details. Be ...
Samarion CEO Mark Rodgers Named CAST Commissioner
... a global vision
of how technologies can improve the quality of life for seniors
reducing healthcare costs, accelerating technology research and ... widespread access to
"As the population of seniors
85 and older entering nursing homes
continues to grow dramatically, we ...
Villa St. Benedict Announces New Web Site
... living and memory
The new web site was developed with seniors
in mind and sports
technological features designed to enhance ease of use. ... to join an active senior community. "The world sees a
new generation of seniors
today," Trembley notes. "Our new web site speaks
to how they can, whenever ...
SD Canada Announces CE Mark for ThyroChek(R) Adult and NeoNatal Tests
... available as a home test there, so that consumers can assess their own thyroid health. This is important especially to women planning pregnancies, to seniors
concerned about vagaries of aging and to residents that have environmental concerns such as nuclear waste storage that may reflect in thyroid ...