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By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, February 1st, 2017
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Dutch government panel rules euthanasia doctor ‘acted in good faith’ when he murdered woman with dementia

A Dutch doctor who euthanized an elderly woman with dementia “acted in good faith,” according to an euthanasia oversight panel, preventing the doctor from being prosecuted. This particular case was More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, January 4th, 2017
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How Geriatric Nurses Can Offset the Cost of Eldercare

Healthcare is in crisis, make no mistake about it. Not only is Obamacare failing, but this country was in trouble long before the Affordable Care Act, which is why it was instituted in the first place. Unfortunately, More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Care givers have their tasks cut out to keep seniors hale and hearty

Coping up with the years after retirement are worrisome for many seniors especially when they decide to spend their time at home. Although there might be family members surrounding them, it is not expected that More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Why Companion Care is Crucial for Seniors

Seniors are at a high risk of social isolation, but despite the prospect of living alone, the vast majority of seniors would prefer to remain in their own homes. Family members often feel guilty that they can’t More...

By Guest Author On Monday, April 18th, 2016
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Why Falls Are Dreadful for Seniors

One of the major issues related to the seniors’ well-being at home is their safety from falls. As statistics shows, about 30% of all seniors aged over 65 are prone to falls and a great number of them end up in More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, January 14th, 2016
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European Union’s euthanasia measure fails

Described as a “Written declaration on dignity at the end of life,” the Members of the European Parliament failed to support the euthanasia measure. Life Sites News had more details, quoting this written More...

By Guest Author On Friday, December 4th, 2015
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Nursing Home Abuse Needs to be a Priority for the Federal Government

The quality of care in nursing homes deserves to be better. If you look around and listen to the news stories and lawsuits about elder abuse in this country, it’s clear that the federal government needs to step More...

By Guest Author On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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On the Move: Bicyclist and Pedestrian Safety in the City

While New York is a vast city, its boroughs are compact and well-designed from the point of view of easy access to every essential. Unlike other cities, residents can get a lot done simply riding their bicycles More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 15th, 2015
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What Will the Cuts in Disability Benefits Mean?

The future of Social Security and Medicare does not look very positive at the moment, and the Social Security disability insurance program is looking particularly gloomy when it comes to the future. According to More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, September 8th, 2015
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Prevalent Poison: The Shocking Stats Behind Nursing Home Drugging

When people send their loved ones to a nursing home, they expect that they will be taken care of. But, some new findings suggest that elderly patients are being abused in these facilities. Here are some ways to More...

By Guest Author On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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How Hot Stock AAC Was Brought Down By Its Very Own-A Better Tomorrow Drug Rehab

There are not many things that can instantly change the tide for a very strong stock, but as the recent drop in price for shares in AAC Holdings have shown, having your company president and several other staff More...

By Guest Author On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Effective Ways You Can Help Seniors Avoid Falls

According to the CDC government website, it is claimed that 1 out of 3 adults aged 65 or over will experience a fall or accident. These falls can lead to head injuries, fractured and broken bones, and even prove More...

By Guest Author On Monday, June 22nd, 2015
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Nursing Home Neglect: The Mask of Compassion

Attorneys know that nursing home neglect takes place more often than nursing home administrators care to admit. Put a loved one in a nursing home, and the first thought that inevitably comes to mind is whether it More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, May 15th, 2015
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Netherlands euthanizes woman with dementia despite legal requirements

An 80-year-old woman with dementia was euthanized in the Netherlands after a judge ruled in favor of her family who claimed that she had a “death wish.” The court order overruled the fact that the woman had More...

By Adam Lee On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015
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Stopping Nursing Home Neglect

The median age of the population in the United States is increasing. 13.5% of the population is currently over 65. This is projected to increase to 20% of the population by the year 2050. With the aging population, More...

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