Eldercare ABC Blog Carnival – February 2, 2011


Welcome to the February 2, 2011 edition of  the  EldercareABC Blog Carnival

'Families on the Brink:' Roundtable Discussion on How to Help Aging Relatives As the baby boom generation approaches retirement age, millions of Americans are facing one wrenching question: What to do about Mom and Dad? Check out this special series by Diane Sawyer.
Brian Horowitz shares that Caregivers are embracing new mobile-health apps that are steadily reaching the market to help them take care of loved ones, according to researchers in Family Caregivers Embrace Mobile Technology to Aid Loved Ones

At The New Old Age Blog, Paula Span writes, In healthy adults, the hippocampus — a part of the brain important to the formation of memories — begins to atrophy when we’re about 55 or 60. Now a team of psychologists has published an intriguing report suggesting that the hippocampus can be modestly expanded, and memory improved, in older adults by means of a low-tech, low-cost intervention with very few unpleasant side effects,  in her post, Walking Down Memory Lane

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