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AARP: Health

Journal of Aging Health: Recent Issues

MedcineNet: Senior Health

Medical News Today: Seniors / Aging

New York Times: The New Old Age

  • A New Direction
    The blog is ending, but our coverage of caregiving and aging is not. The New Old Age will run as a twice-monthly column by Paula Span on nytimes.com and frequently in Science Times.
    - 9 Jan 15, 3:27pm -
  • Remembering the Lost
    At many nursing homes and assisted living places, a resident's passing may be hardly noted.
    - 7 Jan 15, 12:21pm -
  • The Future, Revisited
    Circumstances had changed, and all these documents needed to change, too.
    - 29 Dec 14, 5:00am -
  • Diabetes Prevention That Works
    Lifestyle modification prevents Type 2 diabetes even more effectively in the elderly than in middle-aged patients.
    - 26 Dec 14, 3:22pm -
  • Dementia, but Prettier
    Julianne Moore gives a wonderful performance in "Still Alice," but the film skirts the truth about dementia.
    - 19 Dec 14, 12:06pm -
  • Questionable Remedies for Eye Disease
    Supplements claiming to prevent age-related macular degeneration often don't contain enough, or any, of the ingredients shown to help, a researcher warns.
    - 17 Dec 14, 1:35pm -
  • U.S. Health Care Lags Worldwide for Those Over 65
    The United States still has mortifying lapses and problems, despite spending more on health care than any country in the world, a new Commonwealth Fund report reveals.
    - 12 Dec 14, 9:41am -
  • Unmet Needs Continue to Pile Up
    When someone is spending $3,500 or more a month for assisted living, are there fewer activities the resident can’t manage?
    - 9 Dec 14, 4:48pm -
  • A Focus on the Heart for Older Patients
    The first geriatric cardiology clinic in New York opened at N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center in August. It’s different.
    - 4 Dec 14, 1:45pm -
  • Part D for Drug Coverage — and Drudgery
    Like doing our taxes, signing up for Medicare Part D, the insurance program for drug coverage, takes days out of our lives and leaves us sitting in a heap of papers with a splitting headache.
    - 1 Dec 14, 5:21pm -

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