Category Archives: Alzheimer’s Disease

Gaming Boosts Brainpower in Older Adults

Now research shows that gaming boosts brainpower in older adults! It’s true.  A recent study by the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and published in the science journal, Nature, shows that certain types of gaming boosts brainpower in older … Continue reading

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New Research Demonstrates the Economic Impact of Dementia

New research demonstrates the economic impact of dementia on families, according to a recent article published in The New England Journal of Medicine. When I checked into one of my discussion groups on Linked In this morning, I found an … Continue reading

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Check Your Benefits

One of the greatest ways to check your benefits is the website called “Benefits Check-Up.”  Run by the National Council on Aging, a large national nonprofit, Benefits Check Up lets you see what benefits may be available to you. If … Continue reading

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Workplace Resources for Elder Care | elder care resources

In the late 1980s, I began to hear about leading edge companies that provided workplace elder care resources. These employers offered support for employees involved caring for elderly parents, and provided caregiving information and resources. Over the past twenty five … Continue reading

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