Health & Wellness
posted Tue, 2019-01-08 19:51
As America ages, ensuring that its communities embrace the needs of persons with dementia is an emerging challenge crucial to address.
posted Mon, 2019-01-07 14:24
"The spontaneity of improv enables folks to be less fearful of the unknown and to more readily see solutions for real life experiences.”
posted Fri, 2018-12-28 16:15
Alzheimer’s—a new view, an Openhouse/On Lok partnership helps LGBTQ elders, dementia risks for LGBTQ older adults, and the freeing fun of improv.
posted Fri, 2018-12-28 16:14
Alzheimer’s is more complicated—it’s not just one thing, but rather various processes that are intimately related to brain aging that we will all experience to some degree over time.
posted Fri, 2018-12-21 16:50
The AIM2Flourish initiative prepares and inspires Gen X business leaders to solve the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals by 2030.
posted Thu, 2018-12-20 13:50
With shifting market conditions, some drug companies stopped manufacturing generics, and the resulting shortages can result in rapid price spikes.
posted Wed, 2018-10-24 16:27
Half of Americans turning age 65 today will at some point need a high level of help with daily activities like walking, eating and bathing. What happens when older adults need more support than loved ones can provide?
Let’s Pick Up the PACE: Expanding the Reach of the Gold Standard Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly
posted Mon, 2018-10-22 10:56
PACE® is the gold standard of person-centered, integrated care for elders who need support and services to remain in their homes.
When Homecare Is No Longer an Option: Guidance on Transitioning an Adult Child to a Nursing Home Setting
posted Wed, 2018-10-17 10:20
How older parent caregivers can foster a smooth transition for their adult children, from home to nursing home.
posted Thu, 2018-09-06 13:42
Researchers at the University of California conducted an evaluation of Cal MediConnect which included focus groups with dually eligible beneficiaries, surveys with beneficiaries and key informant interviews with policy makers, health plans, providers and advocates. This article outlines the evaluati