Health & Wellness

posted Thu, 2019-03-21 13:59
The term comes from the French verb retirer, which means to withdraw. The contemporary definition is not only to withdraw, but also to retreat, to go away or to remove oneself. Those are not exactly positive perspectives.
posted Fri, 2019-03-15 18:58
A study conducted by Investor Protection Trust found that nearly one in five Americans over the age of 65 has been a victim of financial fraud.
posted Thu, 2019-03-14 14:27
ASA’s Healthcare and Aging Network (HAN) Leadership Council will celebrate OAM by offering a special series of presentations at the 2019 Aging in America Conference.
posted Mon, 2019-03-11 22:09
A look at aging and wellness; universal mobility is transportation for all; and the 2019 ASA award winner lineup.
posted Fri, 2019-02-22 12:48
Current immigration policies could lead to a dearth of homecare workers and increase costs of care for older adults.
posted Fri, 2019-01-25 13:12
Donna Marie Johnson’s grit was tested when her 43-year-old husband was diagnosed with early-onset dementia.
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.