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Working to keep elderly safe and age in place in their homes and communities
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Tips and resources for families before hiring a home caregiver - KSHB

Tips and resources for families before hiring a home caregiver - KSHB | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
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Tips and resources for families before hiring a home caregiver
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While working on the investigation, 41 Action News consulted with state agencies about the best resources for families who are thinking about hiring an in-home caregiver.
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Community workshop explores elder abuse - Sampan.org

Community workshop explores elder abuse - Sampan.org | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
By Ling-Mei Wong. A workshop on elder abuse hosted by senior service provider Springwell and the Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center took place April 16 at the Boston Chinese Evangelical Church campus at ...
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Marin Voice: The future of aging - Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: The future of aging - Marin Independent Journal | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
Marin Voice: The future of aging
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There is a growing movement, especially among America's inventive boomer generation, to explore new pathways, strategies and challenges of how to age successfully.
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Dimensions of Elder Abuse: Financial Exploitation, Emotional Abuse, Trusted Relationships

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Why Women Must Lean In and Push Back

Why Women Must Lean In and Push Back | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
I hope that as we continue this conversation, we do so with the understanding that no one woman's experience is the same, that we all have different choices to make, and that we all have something vitally important to bring to the table.
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Harold still courts his wife Marion, who, stricken with Alzheimer's, has forgotten him

Harold still courts his wife Marion, who, stricken with Alzheimer's, has forgotten him | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
Sixty-five years after she said 'I do' and their friends toasted L'chaim, Harold Weisberg still tries to woo Marion every day -- even as Alzheimer's disease has erased him from her memory.
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Featured Article: Key NYC Organizations Raise Awareness About Elder Abuse

Featured Article: Key NYC Organizations Raise Awareness About Elder Abuse | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
New York Nonprofit Press recently featured Hidden in Plain Sight: The Elder Abuse Crisis, an article written by Bobbie Sackman, Donna Dougherty and Ken Onaitis, all of whom are NYC Elder Abuse Center partners.
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How Can We Detect and Prevent Elder Abuse? An Interview with ...

How Can We Detect and Prevent Elder Abuse? An Interview with ... | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
The Institute on Aging provides programs in health, social service, creative arts and community and professional education to enhance the quality of life for adults as they age by enabling them to maintain their health, well-being, ...
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Why We Need Age-Friendly Communities, and How We Get Them | Seniors For Living

Why We Need Age-Friendly Communities, and How We Get Them | Seniors For Living | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
In today's post, learn about the World Health Organization and AARP's efforts to create age-friendly communities.
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What Do You Believe about Older Adults?

What Do You Believe about Older Adults? | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
NCOA asked: What do you believe about older adults? Watch a video with the answers we received.
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Some problems of the elderly aren't getting enough attention, nurses hear

Some problems of the elderly aren't getting enough attention, nurses hear | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
When an elderly person shows up in a doctor's office or hospital, doctors and nurses know to pay attention to chronic conditions such as heart disease and diabetes that often lead to health crises. ...
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Reaching Them Beyond the Dementia by Reminiscing | naperville-south-dupage

Reaching Them Beyond the Dementia by Reminiscing | naperville-south-dupage | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
For those who care for someone with dementia, it’s often a daily struggle just to communicate. It can lead to a lot of frustration for everyone involved. Many elders who have dementia just quit trying to interact.
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Rebuilding Together Aging-in-Place & Safe at Home Checklist | Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together Aging-in-Place & Safe at Home Checklist | Rebuilding Together | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
Rebuilding Together - Aging-in-Place & Safe at Home Checklist: http://t.co/LEDCM91IMD
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Rebuilding Together Aging-in-Place & Safe at Home Checklist | Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together Aging-in-Place & Safe at Home Checklist | Rebuilding Together | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
Rebuilding Together - Aging-in-Place & Safe at Home Checklist: http://t.co/LEDCM91IMD
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What We Don't Know About Long-Term Care ... Is A Lot

What We Don't Know About Long-Term Care ... Is A Lot | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
New polling finds Americans in midlife woefully uninformed about the realities and cost of aging. We have the answers.
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Proposal adds to list of who must report elder abuse cases - MariettaTimes.com | News, Sports, Jobs, Ohio, Community Information - The Marietta Times

Bankers and pharmacists would be required to report suspected elder abuse and the definition of abuse would be expanded under a bill being considere...
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Stronger Seniors | Chair Exercise Videos for Seniors and the Elderly

Senior Exercise DVD Programs Designed to Enhance Your Life. The Stronger Seniors Program focuses on enhancing the Body, Mind, and Spirit of senior citizens and those recovering from injury or illness.
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Great way for seniors to be active.

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The U.S. Is Aging Faster Than Anticipated

The U.S. Is Aging Faster Than Anticipated | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
New U.S. census projections show the nation is aging faster than we thought, which has major implications for how we’ll work, retire and care for our parents.
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Male caregivers face gender bias at work

Male caregivers face gender bias at work | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
As a growing number of men adopt the role of caregiver to their children or elderly parents, they’re fighting outdated gender norms in the workplace — a battle experts say will eventually usher in changes that benefit both male and female employees.
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Ind. police to receive dementia training

Ind. police to receive dementia training | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
By Eric Price Wabash Plain Dealer WABASH, Ind. — Wabash Police Chief Charles Smith and Wabash County Sheriff Bob Land are both in favor of new legislation that will require police to be
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I hope state and local police in all 50 states receive dementia training.

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The Myth of Misery in Aging

The Myth of Misery in Aging | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
  Laura L. Carstensen, Professor of Psychology at Stanford University, is a leading researcher in the field of emotions and aging. Her work has influenced Bill Thomas, Zalmon Schechter-Shalomi...
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C-suite, hospital leadership, patient satisfaction, patient experience, CXO

C-suite, hospital leadership, patient satisfaction, patient experience, CXO | Age in Place and Elder Advocacy | Scoop.it
H&HN is the flagship publication of the American Hospital Association and the most trusted and credible management publication in the field.
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