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As The For-Profit World Moves Into An Elder Care Program, Some Worry

DENVER — Inside a senior center here, nestled along a bustling commercial strip, Vivian Malveaux scans her bingo card for a winning number. Her 81-year-old eyes are warm, lively and occasionally set adrift by the dementia plundering her mind. 2,811 more words

Medicare

Geriatric ERs Reduce Stress, Medical Risks For Elderly Patients

NEW YORK – The Mount Sinai Hospital emergency room looks and sounds like hundreds of others across the country: Doctors rush through packed hallways; machines beep incessantly; paramedics wheel stretchers in as patients moan in pain. 1,596 more words

Health Industry

Elderly Patients In The Hospital Need To Keep Moving

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Thelma Atkins ended up in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) Hospital-Highlands after a neighbor in her senior living center ran over her feet with a motorized scooter. 1,861 more words

Health Industry

School Rumble Music

Probably listed as my top three comedy anime’s, School Rumble captures the audience with its catchy, cute, and soothing tracks. School Rumble’s ost ranges widely from upbeat music to music which can make you soothingly fall asleep. 123 more words

Music

Elderly Hospital Patients Arrive Sick, Often Leave Disabled

SAN FRANCISCO — Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken, living by herself and working as a special education tutor. Then, in March, a bad fall landed her in the hospital. 1,768 more words

Insight

In Later Years, Disabilities End Blacks’ Active Lives Sooner Than Whites’

Black Americans age 65 and older enjoy shorter active lives than whites do and more of their late years are swallowed up by disabilities and unmet needs, researchers have found. 451 more words

Insight

Teaching In-Home Caregivers Seems To Pay Off

Low-income Californians who are elderly and disabled were less likely to go to the emergency room or be hospitalized after their in-home caregivers participated in an intensive training program, according to a report. 898 more words

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