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Study Identifies and Examines Elements of Senior Well-Being Over the next 20 years, the number of people over age 65 is set to nearly double—reaching the 72 million mark by the year 2030, according to a recent federal analysis. The report, “Older Americans 2012: Key Indicators of Well-Being,” was prepared…

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Are Doctors Overprescribing Antidepressants? Many people not diagnosed with depression take them More doctors who are not psychiatrists are offering antidepressants to patients, often for vague complaints of fatigue, headaches or gloominess. Indeed, the practice of prescribing these drugs without a diagnosis of depression is escalating and more common in men and women over…

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Too Many Pills for Aging Patients Overmedication of the elderly is an all too common problem, a public health crisis that compromises the well-being of growing numbers of older adults. Many take fistfuls of prescription and over-the-counter medications on a regular basis, risking serious and sometimes fatal side effects and…

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Are Doctors Overprescribing Antidepressants? Many people not diagnosed with depression take them More doctors who are not psychiatrists are offering antidepressants to patients, often for vague complaints of fatigue, headaches or gloominess. Indeed, the practice of prescribing these drugs without a diagnosis of depression is escalating and more common in men and women over…

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Decreased Strength and Mobility a Sign That Seniors May Need Assistance I’ve noticed that my 82-year-old mother does not have the strength and stamina she once did. Nor does she have the mobility and dexterity she enjoyed in her younger years. Are these signs that she shouldn’t be living alone…

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Why Home Health Care Products Can Improve Your Quality of Life The key to a happy, healthy and emotionally stable life depends on a number of factors. One such factor is the ability to act independently to meet one’s own needs. For some individuals, this very basic need is extremely…

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Ways You Can Get a Senior Citizen Up and Active Again Ask almost any senior citizen if they prefer to just sit around and take things easy, and they’re going to tell you “no way”. Mistakenly many of us equate an advanced age with lack of vitality and interest in…

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You Have the Right to Decide:  Expressing Your Health Care Wishes Advances in medical technology now enable individuals to survive illnesses and injuries that previously would have been fatal. These advances may be a blessing for many, but they raise questions about the quality of life as it is prolonged….

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Three Things Every Senior Should Know About Finding In-Home Healthcare Finding a good in-home health care provider can be one of the most important decisions a senior citizen can make. Wherever possible, all family members should be involved in the process. This is the best way to ensure that fear,…

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Wallet Smarts That Preserve an Older Adult’s Dignity and Security A loved one who lives with a family caregiver probably has little need to carry a wallet or pocketbook — but that doesn’t mean that many older adults don’t want to continue the habit. A purse or wallet, after all,…