August 2012 Posts

U.S. Department of Labor Survey; Eye Care Myths

These and other stories are in the September edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Preventing Pedestrian Accidents

In 2009, 16 percent of all traffic fatalities in the U.S. were among people age 65 and older, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Hazardous Hospital Stays for Alzheimer’s Patients

Research shows that Alzheimer’s patients who are hospitalized have an increased chance of moving to a nursing home or even dying within a year.

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Health Benefits of Pets for Seniors

Senior citizens with pets enjoy better physical health and mental well-being than those older adults without pets, according to both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Journal of American Geriatrics.

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The Medicare Learning Network®

The Medicare Learning Network is now available to help answer questions, explain policy changes and distribute information about Medicare and Medicaid.

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