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COLUMBUS, Ohio (Statehouse News Bureau) — Many Ohioans have security cameras inside their homes but Ohio law prohibits residents who live in assisted living or long-term care nursing facilities from having them. A bill has been proposed in the Ohio Legislature to change that. Democratic State Rep. Juanita Brent (D-Cleveland) said her bill would allow residents… Read More
Millions of senior citizens in America are living with dementia, with the heavy burden of caregiving often left to family members. But a new adult day care center for those with dementia, called Town Square, may serve as a model for helping families cope with the costs and stresses that can come along with caregiving…. Read More
Many Americans plan to do the bulk of their retirement saving in their 50s. But what happens if you lose your job at that age instead? According to researchers, the situation is common, and laid-off older workers have a harder time finding a new job — especially one that pays their previous salary. PBS NewsHour… Read More
The fourth annual Southeastern Ohio Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Athens, Ohio is September 26, 2020, and WE NEED YOU to help us continue building on our success and grow this event, so we can help more families in our Southeastern Ohio service area! Join us Wednesday, January 15 at 5:15pm at Eclipse Restaurant, The… Read More
Scientists have developed promising clock-turning treatments for mice. Could pills that mimic the benefits of exercise help humans? In this Future You: the effort to stop the symptoms of growing old.
Two new reports from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services have found widespread problems in hospice care and say the government needs to open its scorecards on hospice care to the public.
Maybe it’s just because a large number of older people have learned the benefits of exercise and canine companionship. Whatever the reason, walking a dog on a leash has been linked to more fractures.