Every country in the world--from Argentina to Zimbabwe--is confronted with the problem of caring for its elderly and paying for that care. Here's a firsthand look at how senior care is provided at a facility in France.
As Americans continue to aging in growing numbers, long-term care faces challenges on several fronts in providing the relevant care, services and accommodations that this new senior demographic will demand.
Congratulations to Long-Term Living's final 2013 Leaders of Tomorrow award winners: G. Allen Power, MD, Eden Mentor at St. John's Home in Rochester, New York and Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Rochester. Read about Dr. Power's mission to bring culture change to seniors, with a special focus on dementia.
Grandpa is too old to drive. Grandma keeps forgetting where her eyeglasses are. Many younger people foster these ageist attitudes, often unwarranted. As older Americans quickly outnumber the young, these discriminations need to be addressed.
Updated: April 22, 2013, 10:00 a.m. A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco, Texas, seriously damages a local nursing home, trapping residents Wednesday night. All 133 residents had to be evacuated and/or transported to the hospital.
Considerable opportunity exists to improve interventions and outcomes of traumatic brain injury (TBI) in older adults, according to three studies published in the recent online issue of NeuroRehabilitation.