EldercareABC Blog Carnival – April 13, 2011


Welcome to the April 13, 2011 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival.

Kaye Swain presents Easy and Portable! Vital for Senior Gardening! | SandwichINK for the Sandwich Generation posted at SandwichINK.com, saying, "Since garden activities are wonderful, healthy, fun and physical senior citizen activities, I love that my senior mom really loves gardening so much. And I'm always looking for tools to help make it a bit easier for her - like a good garden wagon or cart."

Study: Popular Alzheimer's Drug Ineffective for Mild Cases ... A drug widely used to treat mild Alzheimer's disease appears to provide no benefit to this group of early-stage patients, according to a new study.

'Dementia is not a natural part of ageing' says husband of late ... Dementia is not a natural part of ageing says husband of late Dame Iris Murdoch.

Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia - Delaying the Onset Alzheimer's disease and dementia are conditions that affect behavior and cognitive functions such as reasoning abilities, memory, and communication skills and currently afflicts millions of American seniors. While no cure has yet been.

Shirley Medical Family Healthcare - Healthcare For Elders: Health ... There are many things to consider when caring for an elderly loved one. Now that people are living well and living longer, elder healthcare and Health Issues has become very important. This relatively new area of healthcare and provider ...

How We Age: A Book Review on Psych Central | Psych Central These two tenets of his approach to caring for the elderly are evident in the patients we meet in How We Age, whose illnesses include dementia, Alzheimer's, post-traumatic stress, alcoholism, and mental illness among others.

For Elderly Diabetics, Questions About Aggressive Care - NYTimes.com Aggressive control of blood sugar levels makes little sense for frail, elderly patients with Type 2 diabetes, one researcher maintains.

Caregivers, Families Urged to Look for Bed Bugs Where Elders Live A family caregiver is advised to check for bed bug infestations no matter where the aging person lives. Parasitic insects can cause elderly health concerns.

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