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Why Substance Abuse Among Seniors can be Devastating Addiction Resource , Contributor: 2018 The elderly may turn to drugs and alcohol for many reasons. Loneliness, living in reduced circumstances, the decline in physical health, retirement. Also watching a beloved partner sicken... READ MORE >>

Making Aging in Place Possible with Simple Consideration  by Jane Sandwood· December 8, 2017 Person-centered care begins as soon as an individual enters their later years. For seniors, care truly begins at home. With the right care techniques in place, many homes can be the continued and even permanent dwelling for aging individuals if it is set up to accommodate personal, medical, and security needs. READ MORE >>

What The New RAISE Family Caregivers Act Will Do Richard Eisenberg , Contributor · January 10, 2018 The RAISE Family Caregivers Act requires the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to develop, maintain and update an integrated national strategy to support family caregivers. And that support is sorely needed. READ MORE >>

Therapeutic Activities among Residents with Dementia at a Nursing Home Angelina Wiger · May 2013 There are more than fifty conditions that involve dementia including Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia, Pick’s disease, Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, Huntington's disease, Parkinson's dementia, and Lewy body disease (Wayne, White, Smith, 2011). READ MORE >>

KEVIN & AVONTE’S LAW: NEW TOOL TO COMBAT WANDERING IN VULNERABLE POPULATIONFREE WEBINAR Join the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America (AFA), Autism Speaks and the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) on December 20, 2018 at 2:00 pm (EST) for a free webinar on the recently passed Kevin & Avonte’s Law. This lawestablishes the Missing Americans Alert Program READ MORE >>