A refreshing look at how some communities approach caregiving for patients with dementia. Maybe there is something we can all learn.
Here is some good data on the use of advance directives.
With Alzheimer’s in the news almost weekly there is a confusing amount of information about the disease. Can it be cured? Can it be slowed? What studies turned out to be false starts? What current studies are underway? Here is an excellent report on the disease. Highlighting the most important issue – What you can…Details
In The New York Times article “Medicare Backs Away From End-of-Life Discussions” the Times reports that Doctors will not be paid to provide end of life counseling. A big mistake in my opinion, but here it is. No one wants to risk being linked to death panels.Details
A recent report by kaiserhealthnews.org talks about the Nine Ways The New Health Law May Affect You in 2011. Another article of note by AARP talks about the health care changes you need to know about.Details
Medicare open enrollment is now closed. But, if you have a Medicare Advantage plan and are considering moving to the traditional Medicare plan you have until February 14, 2011 to make that move.Details
Consistent with so many finding, exercise is good for you – even for Alzheimer’s disease.
Ever wonder what you will have paid into the Social Security and Medicare pot by the time you are done (or what you have paid into the pot if you are already retired?) And whether you will get it all back? Here is a report that gives you some answers.Details