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4 hrs ago | Patch.com

Tips For Caring For An Aging Pet at Library Lecture

Phoenixville Public Library will present a free lecture, "Caring for the Aging Pet", on Monday, September 29 at 7:00 PM.

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Related Topix: Phoenixville, PA, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Health, Acupuncture, Berwyn, PA

7 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

Melatonin does not reduce delirium in elderly patients having acute hip surgery

Melatonin supplements do not appear to lessen delirium in elderly people undergoing surgery for hip fractures, indicates a new trial published in CMAJ .

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Related Topix: Melatonin, Supplement, Food and Drug Administration, Medicine

11 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

3rd Annual "There's No Place Like Home" - Thriving in Place Symposium

Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center's 3rd Annual "There's No Place Like Home" Symposium "Planning Your Life No Matter the Chapter" is coming to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Belvedere Road in Damariscotta on September 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Damariscotta, ME, Medicine

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Monterey County seniors finding pain relief in medical marijuana

CARMEL >> In the middle of the day, as she performs household tasks while listening to her favorite music, an unusual thing happens to Bobbe Meyer, an 86-year-old Monterey Peninsula resident who has struggled for years with acute pain from arthritis.

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Related Topix: Marijuana, Drugs, Medicine, Arthritis

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Circulation

White Matter Lesions Are Associated With Hospital Admissions Because...

From the Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland and Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland ; School of Medicine, University of Tampere and FimLab Laboratories Ltd, Tampere University Hospital Region, Tampere, Finland ; Division of Vascular Surgery, Department of ... (more)

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Related Topix: Finland, World News, Medicine,

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Capital Weekly

Save the Date: 3rd Annual "There's No Place Like Home" Thriving in ...

Save the Date: 3rd Annual "There's No Place Like Home" Thriving in Place Symposium - Planning Your Life No Matter the Chapter Spectrum Generations Coastal Community Center's 3rd Annual "There's No Place Like Home" Symposium "Planning Your Life No Matter the Chapter" is coming to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Belvedere Road in ... (more)

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Related Topix: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism), Religion, Damariscotta, ME, Medicine

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

With aging population, need for more geriatricians grows

Today's Paper, also known as the e-Edition, is an online replica of the printed newspaper.

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Related Topix: Milwaukee, WI, Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, Wauwatosa, WI

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Philly.com

Penn doctor's study links Parkinson's and depression

These psychiatric problems may actually be early symptoms of what many see as primarily a movement disorder, said Daniel Weintraub, a Penn Medicine geriatric psychiatrist, who studies the psychiatric and cognitive complications of Parkinson's.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Medicine

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Monster.com

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Miami Herald

Memory disorders centers provide specialized care

Miguel Siriana, who has Lewy body dementia, sits at home with his wife of 53 years, Nelida Siriana, in their West Kendall apartment.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Psychiatry, Alzheimer's, Health, Miami-Beach, FL, Healthcare Law, Law

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Connecticut Post

Are your memory gaps a sign of

When do those misplaced keys, missing cellphone or loss of words add up to something more than a simple mental lapse? Not all moments of absent-mindedness indicate cognitive problems as one ages, but experts say one should be alert to signs that signal significant changes.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Shelton, CT, Danbury, CT, Alzheimer's, Health

Guide To Retirement LIving

Memorable Moments-Arbor Place

Love. Laughter. Joy. These are singularly human experiences-and they are essential to a good life, regardless of age or ability.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Rockville, MD, Medicine, Nursing, Estate Planning, Personal Finance

US Pharmacist

Urinary Incontinence: Urologic and Medication Etiology in Seniors

Mary Ann E. Zagaria, PharmD, MS, CGP Independent Senior Care Consultant Pharmacist and President of MZ Associates, Inc., Norwich, New York www.mzassociatesinc.com Chair-elect 2013-2014, Board of Commissioners, Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy Recipient of the Excellence in Geriatric Pharmacy Practice Award from the Commission for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Norwich, NY, Medicine, Urology

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Observer

Geriatric medicine course is in NYC this September

The Intensive Board Review Course in Geriatric and Palliative Medicine is a four-day program at Baruch College Vertical Campus Conference Center, New York City.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Baruch College, City University of New York

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Sampson Independent

Myriad training opportunities offered

Greetings everyone! I guess we are all singing "Rain rain, go away, come again another day," but we must remember that God is in control.

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Reuters

More evidence adult daycare eases stress on dementia caregivers

The stress of caring for a family member with dementia may take a toll on health over time, but a new study suggests that even one day off can shift caregivers' stress levels back toward normal.

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EurekAlert!

Hartford/VA Geriatric Social Work Scholars Program selects new cohort

The prestigious Hartford/VA Scholars Program has selected three geriatric social work researchers for a two-year award that provides career development and mentorship for projects that will improve health outcomes not only for older veterans, but for all older adults.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Miami Herald

Figuring out a strategy for eating well for aging dementia patients

My husband has dementia. Recently he has lost a lot of weight -and I'm concerned.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Life, Food, Nutrition

The Mountaineer Publishing Company

Dementia-related activities training is Aug. 26

The Smoky Mountain Center, in partnership with the Southwestern Area Agency on Aging and Haywood Senior Resource Center, will host "Beyond Bingo: Meaningful Activities for Dementia Residents," from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday, Aug. 26, at the Senior Resource Center, located at 81 Elmwood Way, Waynesville.

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Rehab Management

Using Key Pilates Components to Optimize Outcomes in Rehab

A 2-day course offers the opportunity for medical professionals to gain fundamental knowledge of Pilates theory and principles in order to integrate it into their rehabilitation programs.

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Related Topix: Pilates, Fitness, Medicine

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