Health & Wellness

posted Mon, 2019-07-15 14:39
The three major types of elder abuse are financial abuse, physical abuse, and emotional abuse.
posted Thu, 2019-06-27 18:41
Today’s older adults and people with disabilities rely on an interdependent, oftentimes complex system of formal and informal supports and healthcare to keep them as independent as possible in their own homes.
posted Tue, 2019-06-25 16:58
Disasters—are we prepared?, longevity in America; conectores enrich Colorado elders’ lives; exploring retirement and a “good” old age, and more…
posted Fri, 2019-06-07 20:19
In my research as a professor of sociology and government and author of the book “Citizen-Protec­tors: The Everyday Politics of Guns in an Age of Decline,” I have come to see how social isolation, loneliness and the demands of masculinity, plus aging, can form a deadly stew.
posted Fri, 2019-06-07 20:19
While many patients ben­efit from taking multiple medications, polypharmacy also increases a person’s risk of suffering se­rious, sometimes life-threatening side effects.
posted Tue, 2019-04-30 10:30
What challenges do African Americans face when seeking long-term care, and what policy changes can help ameliorate them?
posted Fri, 2019-04-19 16:57
Why won’t Americans, who are living longer lives, plan for their long-term care? And where are the policies for financing it?
posted Tue, 2019-04-16 18:40
What lies ahead for the burgeoning population of older adults that will need long-term care?
posted Thu, 2019-04-04 13:45
Increasingly, first responders such as law enforcement, EMTs and paramedics, and firefighters are encountering people living with dementia in the course of their work and need sound strategies for keeping the person with dementia and the rest of the community safe.
posted Mon, 2019-03-25 20:14
One of the questions my grandma asked me most often when we spent time together was, “What are you doing on your phone?”