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Excessive worry in middle-aged women linked to higher Alzheimer’s risk

Excessive worry in middle-aged women linked to higher Alzheimer’s risk | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
“ Research found a link between middle-age women with neurotic traits and a higher Alzheimer’s risk.”
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Another plug for calming the mind through meditation and/or yoga.
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Family Caregiving And Palliative Care: Closing The Policy Gap

Family Caregiving And Palliative Care: Closing The Policy Gap | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
Health Affairs is the leading peer-reviewed journal at the intersection of health, health care, and policy. (Family Caregiving And Palliative Care: Closing The Policy Gap: Editor's note: Carol O'Shau...
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More Workplaces Offer Flexibility for Caregiving, Study Shows - AARP News (blog)

More Workplaces Offer Flexibility for Caregiving, Study Shows - AARP News (blog) | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
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More Workplaces Offer Flexibility for Caregiving, Study Shows
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“The average family caregiver also works at a paying job and is likely to be at his or her career peak.
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The Paradox of Family Care—Now and in the Future | American Society on Aging

The Paradox of Family Care—Now and in the Future | American Society on Aging | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
Complexity of #caregiving and looming care gap: http://t.co/P6ufR3Fx6B
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My Mother’s Keepers - NYTimes.com

My Mother’s Keepers - NYTimes.com | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
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This is a very interesting alternative to more traditional end-of-life care. 

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Work Longer, Think Longer: Why Your Brain Loves the Economic Crisis - Huffington Post (blog)

Work Longer, Think Longer: Why Your Brain Loves the Economic Crisis - Huffington Post (blog) | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
Work Longer, Think Longer: Why Your Brain Loves the Economic Crisis Huffington Post (blog) In a groundbreaking study, they determined that the later that people retire past 60, the smaller the chances that they will contract dementia or...
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As Parents Age, Children And Their Employers Feel The Burden

As Parents Age, Children And Their Employers Feel The Burden | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
The number of full-time professionals providing care to aging parents continues to grow, but company-sanctioned solutions remain elusive. (RT @LivHOMECorp: Being a #family #caregiver is a full time job.
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Getting Paid to Be a Caregiver, Family Caregivers, Caregiving Resources - AARP

Getting Paid to Be a Caregiver, Family Caregivers, Caregiving Resources - AARP | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
Caring for a parent can quickly become an expensive obligation. Learn how you can get paid to care for a family member. (Can I Get Paid as a Caregiver?
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New Technology Allows in Home Health Care for Aging in Place - AARP

New Technology Allows in Home Health Care for Aging in Place - AARP | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
New technology and smart devices allow older people to feel secure in their home while a caregiver is away.
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Home Alone: Family Caregivers Providing Complex Chronic Care - AARP

Home Alone: Family Caregivers Providing Complex Chronic Care - AARP | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
This study challenges the common perception of family caregiving as a set of personal care and household chores that most adults already do or can easily master.
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WaPo: U.S. Approaching a Caregiver Cliff - Senior Housing News

WaPo: U.S. Approaching a Caregiver Cliff - Senior Housing News | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
WaPo: U.S. Approaching a Caregiver Cliff Senior Housing News Almost 40% of American adults identified themselves as family caregivers in a 2013 Pew Research Center survey, providing long-term care or other care services to loved ones with...
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Alzheimer's Deaths May Rival Cancer, Heart Disease, Study Finds - NBC News

Alzheimer's Deaths May Rival Cancer, Heart Disease, Study Finds - NBC News | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
Alzheimer’s disease may be killing more than 500,000 people in the U.S. each year, making it possibly the third leading killer behind heart disease and cance...
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These numbers are staggering. We can only hope for more funding, more research.
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What Caregiving Taught Me, Community Ambassador, Civic Engagement, Gra... - AARP

What Caregiving Taught Me, Community Ambassador, Civic Engagement, Gra... - AARP | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
James Brown, AARP Community Ambassador, finds that love, support, and a little laughter can often be the best medicine for the ill and the caregiver.
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Family Caregivers at Work

Family Caregivers at Work | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
AARP is fighting in states across the country to help strengthen workplace protections for family caregivers. (RT if you juggle work and family caregiving.
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Study provides profile of women with full-time paid work and unpaid care for family members

Study provides profile of women with full-time paid work and unpaid care for family members | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
A study from the Case Western Reserve University nursing school provides a profile of women with the dual responsibilities of full-time paid work and unpaid care for an elderly family member.
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New AARP report looks at onus on spousal caregivers | Association ...

New AARP report looks at onus on spousal caregivers | Association ... | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
A new report from the The United Hospital Fund and AARP Public Policy Institute finds that spouses who act as the primary family caregiver routinely perform complex medical and nursing tasks without adequate in-home ...
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7 tips for successful aging | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour

7 tips for successful aging | The Rundown | PBS NewsHour | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
Eva Allegria works out at an AltaMed PACE Center, which helps elderly individuals stay healthy, active and happy for longer into old age.
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Advance Directives More Popular over Last Decade - Stanford ...

Advance Directives More Popular over Last Decade - Stanford ... | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
The research, published in Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, looked at data from the Health and Retirement Study, a nationally-representative sample of older Americans that is conducted by the U-M Institute for Social Research on behalf...
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Walking the Talk

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Caregiver support groups: Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest.
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Caregiver support groups without walls, getting exercise, connection.
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The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. And AARP Launch Series Of Forums On... -- NEW YORK, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. And AARP Launch Series Of Forums On... -- NEW YORK, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, March 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Black Women's Agenda, Inc. And AARP Launch Series Of Forums On Family Caregiving. Olympic Champion and Youth & Family Advocate Jackie Joyner-Kersee Helps Kick-off Caregiving Conversation.
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Adult Day-Care Improves Caregivers Beneficial Stress Hormones - PsychCentral.com

Adult Day-Care Improves Caregivers Beneficial Stress Hormones - PsychCentral.com | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
PsychCentral.com Adult Day-Care Improves Caregivers Beneficial Stress Hormones PsychCentral.com Adult Day-Care Improves Caregivers Beneficial Stress Hormones Researchers have discovered that family caregivers show an increase in a beneficial stress...
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Caregiver Fatigue: Dealing With It Starts With Recognizing You Have It - New America Media

Caregiver Fatigue: Dealing With It Starts With Recognizing You Have It - New America Media | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
New America Media is a nationwide association of over 3000 ethnic media organizations representing the development of a more inclusive journalism.
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Aging Parents, Seniors Not Receiving Home Care Graciously - AARP

Aging Parents, Seniors Not Receiving Home Care Graciously - AARP | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
Learn how to persuade aging parents to display calm acceptance and resolve in receiving care. (Check out these great tips for caregivers of senior parents who don't want to give up some of the control?
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Helping our parents see the value of receiving.
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Successful Aging: Is This a Beneficial Term? - Social Work Helper

Successful Aging: Is This a Beneficial Term? - Social Work Helper | Aging in Place | Scoop.it
by Megan Ferguson Since the 1960’s, there has been an increased attention towards positive discourses of aging.  This dialogue strives to promote active, healthy, positive and productive aging; however, are these realistic goals?
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