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Few Caregivers of Retirees with Dementia Use Social Security Payee Program

November 16, 2016

Educating family and other caregivers about a primary benefit of the Social Security’s Representative Payee Program may help expand its coverage, according to a new study from the Center for Retirement Research.

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NIH: Older Adults Also at Risk from Zika Virus

November 16, 2016

While the Zika virus has been in the news largely for its effect on pregnant women, older adults are also at risk, according to a new report from the National Institutes of Health.

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Healthcare Industry Turns to New Incentives to Employ Nurses

November 10, 2016

Nurses are leaving the workforce more quickly than they are entering it, according to the Wall Street Journal, and that news comes with the American Nurses Association estimating that the United States will need 1.1 million new RNs by 2022.

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Loneliness Linked to Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease

November 10, 2016

Loneliness in cognitively normal older adults may actually be an early manifestation of Alzheimer’s disease, according to new research based on data from the Harvard Aging Brain Study.

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As Western Diets Gain Popularity Around the World, So Does Alzheimer’s

November 1, 2016

As Americans export their love of burgers and fries to the rest of the world, it comes with a side order of Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition and reported on NJ.com.

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Latino-Americans Face Significant Retirement Challenges

November 1, 2016

The population of Latino workers is expanding in the United States, but Latino-Americans face significant retirement challenges, according to a Center for Retirement Research blog.

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Careers in Senior Living Closely Linked to Awareness and Familiarity

October 25, 2016

Interest in a career in the senior living industry is closely and directly linked with awareness and familiarity with senior living, according to the results of a new survey published by Argentum and conducted by national polling firm ORC International.

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Study: Older Adults Are Bigger Medical Risk Takers

October 13, 2016

Older adults are more willing than younger people to take medical risks if they perceive the benefits to be high, according to a new study published in Risk Analysis.

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Models of Engagement and Hope Lead New Innovations in Memory Care

October 13, 2016

Argentum, which advocates for excellence in senior living, hosted distinguished speakers and guests at a memory care symposium last week to highlight innovations in advancing care and cure for Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias.

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Just How Many Candles on Your Birthday Cake? One Aging Researcher Says 115

October 13, 2016

People around the world are living longer than in any time in human history, but new research says we’ve hit the upper limits of longevity. Dr. Jan Vijg, an expert on aging with the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, says humans will never get older tha

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New Research Could Explain Some Alzheimer’s Drug Trial Failures

October 4, 2016

Researchers estimate that up to 60 percent of individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease also have Vascular Cognitive Impairment and Dementia.

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Report: Most People With Dementia Are Not Yet Diagnosed

September 28, 2016

According to the report, currently only half of those in high income countries and one in 10 or less in low and middle income countries have received a diagnosis.

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