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Signs and Symptoms of Psoriasis Typically, psoriasis lesions are round, red, and have sharply defined edges with an overlying silvery white scale. These plaques usually begin as small spots that progressively involve very large areas. The scales can be scraped off, resulting in pinpoint bleeding of the lesions. One form of…

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For Many Aging Americans, Home is Where the Fraud Is A new, nationwide analysis of elder abuse trends has led to the surprising conclusion that financial fraud most often happens at home—not in public or online. Consequently, such crimes aren’t committed by strangers as often as they are by family…

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 Why Older Adults Seem Mentally Sharper in the Morning Going to the doctor, paying bills, taking a driving test—older adults should try to tackle their most taxing tasks earlier in the day, claims new evidence from the University of Toronto (UT) that suggests aging brains function best in the morning…

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 Bride Marries in Nursing Home So Dad with Alzheimer’s Can Attend At 31 years old, Miriam Reeves just might be the youngest person ever to get married in a nursing home. She and her fiancé, Mark Davis, had every intention of tying the knot in their local church, until Alzheimer’s…

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Study Shows Multi-Tasking is More Difficult for Elders A research team based at the University of California, San Francisco, have unearthed the answer to the question of why elders are less adept at multi-tasking than their younger counterparts. Multi-tasking is a process that engages an individual’s short-term memory. Also referred…

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Elder Self-Neglect: A Harmful, Hidden Hazard Imagine entering the house of an elderly loved one and being greeted by a foul-smelling odor that appears to have no identifiable source. Unmarked boxes and teetering piles of paper are stacked in alternating piles as high as the ceiling. Your loved one, dressed…

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Health Groups Oppose Medical Record Access Rule Some 20 medical groups are opposing a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to give patients the right to see who has looked at their health information in the past three years, according to MedPageToday.com. Right now,…

Three Pieces of Legislation Every Caregiver Should Be Aware Of

A few weeks ago, AgingCare.com attended the Assisted Living Federation of America’s (ALFA) Advocacy Fly-In in Washington D.C., which addressed several hot-button issues of senior care. Increasing government officials’ awareness of elder care issues was the primary purpose of the event, and three particular pieces of legislation featured prominently in…

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Seniors more likely to be scammed by loved ones: Seniors are more likely to be robbed by someone they know than by a stranger, according to a recent report by the Investor Protection Trust (IPT), a non-profit organization dedicated to investor education. An IPT survey of over 700 elder financial experts,…

The Simple Way Elders Can Save During Open Enrollment

For aging adults living on fixed incomes, every penny counts. But the majority of elders on Medicare appear to be leaving hundreds of dollars on the table, according to a new analysis. Little more than five percent of seniors succeed in selecting the ideal Medicare prescription drug benefit plan (Part D),…