EldercareABC Blog Carnival – October 19, 2011

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Welcome to the October 19, 2011 edition of EldercareABC Blog Carnival.

lRegular hearing tests important to health in elderly – The Good Care ...While many elderly people undergo a regular visit to the optician as part of good health practice, many often neglect to include a hearing test as part of...

Nanny Jobs » 10 Reasons Your Elderly Parent Might Need a Nanny..What used to be simple chores can become exceedingly difficult for elderly parents with health problems. A nanny could help with laundry, vacuuming, dusting and other cleaning that you parent has difficulty managing. ...

Black Mold Health Risks for the Elderly

Elderly may experience is severe vascular deterioration. This leads to the destruction of the veins and arteries, which could cause a mild stroke or heart attack.

Hypertension drugs could help people with Alzheimer's also ...

Within the next 20 years it is expected the number of people with Alzheimer's disease (AD) will double from its current figure of half a million to one million. A new study has looked at whether certain types of drugs used to treat ...

Antiviral drugs may slow Alzheimer's progression

Antiviral drugs used to target the herpes virus could be effective at slowing the progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a new study shows. The University of Manchester scientists have previously shown that the herpes ...

Alzheimer's Disease Living Arrangements

Many people in the early stages of Alzheimer Disease live safely at home, even though they may need plenty of memory cues like lists and notes. Over time, though, Alzheimer Disease causes memory loss and thinking ...

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