Creativity and Lifelong Learning

posted Tue, 2017-11-07 05:17
Most people, especially baby boomers, who are at risk of having hepatitis C, don’t know it and don’t get tested for it. Most people who have HCV don’t know it because it usually doesn’t have noticeable symptoms for years. Many people don’t want to know about it because of stigma or fear.
posted Tue, 2017-10-31 19:36
The services we provide to LGBT elders can be the same as those we provide to everyone else. A home-delivered meal doesn’t care who you are or who you love. The transportation provider shouldn’t care about anything more than where to pick you up and where to drop you off. However, for caregiver supp
posted Tue, 2017-10-24 15:36
Leadership Institute participants are taught how to lead multicultural, inclusive teams of professionals, work across silos and around barriers, and give their careers a boost by acquiring mentors, coordinating projects and expanding their professional networks
posted Fri, 2017-10-13 16:08
Distinct from hunger and food insecurity, malnutrition is a serious health threat to elders’ physical and mental health; it is prevalent in 20 percent to 50 percent of older patients admitted to hospitals, but is only diagnosed in 7 percent of patients. 
posted Thu, 2017-09-28 16:35
Tom Kamber, founder and executive director of Older Adults Technology Services (OATS), never underestimates what an older adult is able to—and will—learn.
posted Thu, 2017-09-28 16:24
Some people who are eligible for Medicare home healthcare services are not getting post-discharge care at home for a different reason: they reject it outright.
posted Thu, 2017-09-28 16:05
The truth is, finding a physician in rural America who can accommodate a new patient is difficult under any circumstance. Access to healthcare in rural areas, where the age of the population is older than in urban and suburban regions, is increasingly problematic.
posted Thu, 2017-09-28 15:42
Ap­proximately 10 million people ages 65 and older live in rural America and a quarter of older Amer­icans live in a small town or other rural area.
posted Thu, 2017-09-14 13:09
Seniors are among the populations most susceptible to the negative impacts of disease-related malnutrition. In fact, the elderly account for the majority of malnutrition cases in US.
posted Wed, 2017-09-13 18:14
The number of people with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common cause of dementia, is projected to increase to 13.8 million by 2050. To help educate about and combat Alzheimer’s, ASA is pleased to introduce a special supplement to Generations, “Supporting People with Dementia and Their Caregivers in