Top News for January 2017

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Top Reads from Around the Web

Each day from current news feeds and research taken from social media streams, I post the top stories that give you in-depth look into aging and senior care. This news feed will help you save time and effort when seeking top reads, studies, and articles that help you age with dignity, live independently and safely, and the ones that significantly impact your health.


The insidious thing about otherization

Do you live in a bubble? A quiz

What does your bubble quiz score say about you?

5 Myths About Aging

The Cruelty of Calling Older Adults 'Sweetie' or 'Honey'

Building an Anti-Ageism Movement: The Time Is Now

Aging in Place

Aging in Place Needs Out of the Box Thinking

As world grays, seniors step up to create an 'age-friendly' future

Building Cityscapes for Healthy Aging

Communities work to become age-friendly for residents

Alzheimer's disease

Home Safety Tips for Patients With Alzheimer's Disease

Mark Gastineau Says He Has Dementia, Alzheimer's And Parkinson's

I'm Living with Early-Stage Alzheimer's Disease

Planning for Care Costs

Brain Function

Want a Lifetime of Better Brain Function? Science Says Stop Doing This

Chronic Illness

Cleveland Clinic Performs World's First DBS Surgery for Stroke Recovery

Patients Cared For By Female Doctors Fare Better Than Those Treated By Men

The Playbook: Better Care for People with Complex Needs.

What are Early Signs of Rheumatoid Arthritis?

A Beginner's Guide to RA: DMARDs - DMARD Medications

Reassessing the value of care for chronic health conditions

Aspirin Fails to Prevent Cardiovascular Events in High-Risk Patients

End of Life

The movie "Manchester by the Sea" is one of the most realistic portrayals of grief and loss

A Vow to Change How People Die

Family Caregiving

Your Senior Parent Need Care, But Doesn't Want It - Now What?

What to Say and Do When Tragedy Strikes a Loved One

Tax help available for caregivers of elderly parents


These suggestions will make your financial goals more realistic

People 60+ are the fastest growing segment of the student loan market

Broke baby boomers, it's time to face reality

Are Your Portfolios Really Efficient? (And Does It Even Matter?)

Blame Technology, Not Longer Life Spans, for Health Spending Increases


Walking for Your Health

Which Type of Yoga Is Best for You?

Healthy Aging

11 Surprising Heart Attack Triggers

A hard, personal look at the twilight we're all headed for, but often unprepared to handle

A Plant-Friendly Atkins Diet Gets High Marks On List Of 2017's Best Diets

The Power of Purposeful Living

How Some 80-Year-Olds' Memories Are as Sharp as 20-Year-Olds'

How to Stay Forever Young, Really

Performing the Heimlich Maneuver on Yourself

Is It a Cold or the Flu? Know Your F.A.C.T.S. (Infographic)

Healthy Eating

Choosing Healthy Restaurant Meals

Cooking in 2017

Eat Informed - Food Labeling in Restaurants

Overcoming Roadblocks to Healthy Eating

Health Benefits of Blueberries Infographic

Eat hot peppers for a longer life


Loneliness Can Be Deadly for Elders

A study shows the health benefits of socialization. Invite grandma and grandpa to dinner tonight!

A Cure for Senior Loneliness Is Within Our Reach

Keeping Lonely Seniors Company Can Help Keep Them Healthy

What to do if Alone and Choking

Needs of 'Elder Orphans' a Growing Concern in Aging Population

Family Caregiving

Don't Expect Your Children to Take Care of You

Will the Home Support a Parent as They Age?


Why do Hispanic people live longer than other races in the United States?

How to become a SuperAger

Long-term Planning

A hard, personal look at the twilight we're all headed for, but often unprepared to handle

Medicare and Medicaid

8 Things You Need to Know About Medicare

We'll Fight For Medicare

Why Medicare Matters - A special report

AARP's Plan to Protect Medicare

Everything You Need To Know About Block Grants - The Heart Of GOP's Medicaid Plans

Mental Health

Diagnosing and Treating ADHD in Older Adults: Special Report


"Retirement" is a Misnomer

15 Ways Retirement Will Change in 2017

Social Security

For Mr. Trump, Social Security Is Workers' Top Retirement-Related Priority

Social Security Changes in 2017

Social Security Plans to Provide Even Less Information

Senior Housing

Conscious Aging in Cohousing Community

Forecasts of home prices, construction needed,investment risk, and consumer demand.


Tech Trends Emerging in the Senior Care Space

Simple Digital Technologies Can Reduce Health Care Costs

Videos on Aging

Q and A with Anthony Cirillo of The Aging Experience Regarding Caregiver Assistance

Q and A with Kerry R. Peck discussing Estate Planning

Q & A with Caryn Isaacs on being your own Patient Advocate

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Find thousands of stipended and volunteer opportunities

After Retirement, Finding a 'Second Career' as a Volunteer


Why baby boomers as entrepreneurs, rock!

Public sector jobs and opportunity for minorities

10 Jobs That Could Lure You Out of Retirement

The Global Economy & Online Income Opportunities

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