Elderly Newswire (Page 6)

Elderly Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Heart rate, heart rate variability in older adults linked to poorer functionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Medical News Today

    A higher resting heart rate and lower heart rate variability in older adults at high risk of heart disease are associated with poorer ability to function in daily life as well as future decline, according to a new research in CMAJ . "It has been hypothesized that heart rate and heart rate variability are markers of frailty, an increased vulnerability to stressors and functional decline," writes Dr. Behnam Sabayan, Department of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, the Netherlands, with coauthors.


  2. Elderly abuse to be probed in NSW inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NEWS.com.au

    AN elderly woman who swears she doesn't need round-the-clock care and doesn't want to move is bundled into a nursing home by her adult child, who promptly sells the family house and keeps the change. IT'S a scenario that Charmaine Crowe from the Combined Pensioners and Superannuants Association has encountered before, and she says it could be quietly playing out in towns and suburbs around NSW.


  3. Anthropometric reference data for elderly Swedes and its disease-related patternRead the original story

    Tuesday | European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

    ... assessment. The study aims to present age- and gender-specific anthropometric reference data for Swedish elderly in relation to common medical conditions, and also formulate prediction equations for such anthropometric measurements. A ...


  4. Make My DayTHE Deckers Family, Inc., 2010 Annual ReportRead the original story

    Tuesday | American Reporter

    Going on under our noses - and mostly being ignored by anthropologists - is a great cross-cultural mash-up between Haitians, Jamaicans, African-Americans and Africans and the elderly white Americans they care for - many of them Jewish - in places like south Florida. Although many of these elderly people have never had a relationship with someone from a different culture in their life, they sometimes find themselves living with one when they're at their weakest and most vulnerable.


  5. 'Star Trek' alumni keep up with social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Journal Gazette

    Patrick Stewart seems to be having a lot of fun lately. One day he's recording silly videos on his Brooklyn rooftop with songstress wife Sunny Ozell, and the next he's tooling around town with bestie Ian McKellen wearing matching bowler hats.


  6. PLANS to move an 80-year-old Post Office half a mile up a hill have sparked a wave of protest.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

    ... and on a direct bus route into Burnley town centre. "The current location is convenient for the many retired and elderly people who live nearby. It is up a steep hill and the walk will be impossible for many customers who currently use it. "Now it's ...


  7. York healthcare provider most improve, says watchdogRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | York Press

    A HEALTH service which cares for about 50 elderly people in their own homes in York has been told it must improve. The Clifton Moor-based Allied Healthcare, which cares for older people and people with dementia, has been told it requires improvement by the Care Quality Commission .


  8. Drinking coffee can help protect healthy brain function as you ageRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | NewsTarget.com

    ... in cancer healing protocols through enemas to stimulate bile flow and liver detoxification. In the study, 1,445 elderly people between the ages of 65 and 84 were asked questions about their health and their coffee consumption. The researchers found ...


  9. Ronald L. BakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

    Ronald L. Baker, 79, of Falconer passed away Mon-day in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.


  10. RSPCA snoops on the wills of donors who it is claimed are seen as 'walking wallets'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    The RSPCA pays investigators to assess how much money donors might leave in their wills, the Mail can reveal today. The charity does not tell supporters their personal data is being used to give them a wealth rating - or that cash they have donated is funding the process.


  11. 7 dead from Legionnaires' disease at Quincy veterans homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Hometown Annapolis

    ... to bacteria found in a cooling tower on the roof of a Bronx hotel. In Quincy, health officials are advising the elderly and those who are sick or with compromised immune systems, including organ transplant recipients, to not visit the veterans home, ...


  12. Elderly Man Missing from Cobb Waffle HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    The Cobb County Police Department in conjunction with the G.B.I. is asking for the assistance of the public in helping them to locate an individual missing from the Marietta, Georgia area . According to investigators, the Cobb County Emergency Communications Center dispatched officers from Precinct 3 to the residence of a missing elderly adult male.


  13. Gov. Ricketts working on ideas to reduce property taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... nursing home is assessing the damage and cleaning up after a pickup truck crashed through the building, killing an elderly woman who lived there. A Hull, Iowa nursing home is assessing the damage and cleaning up after a pickup truck crashed through ...


  14. Commission Approves New Elderly Housing ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Hartford Courant

    Over the years, the Glastonbury Housing Authority has worked to improve its facilities, from the construction of the Herbert T. Clark House and its assisted living facility to its most recent expansion and renovation of Village Green. Now the authority is setting its sights on Center Village, a senior community built in 1975 - and still looking like it's stuck in the 20th century - along New London Turnpike.


  15. a 15m from nursing home residents still unpaid to HSERead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Independent.ie

    ... provide the necessary extra funding for the Fair Deal scheme risks a return to waiting times of several months for elderly people who need a nursing home bed and also a rise in the numbers who cannot leave hospital. This in turn leads to even more ...


  16. Too much weight in midlife tied to earlier Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | KXVO

    ... spread could be one way to delay the onset of dementia, a new study hints. Researchers found that among 142 elderly adults with Alzheimer's disease, those who were overweight at age 50 tended to develop the memory-robbing disorder earlier. On ...


  17. Spencer Fair risingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... MA 01505. HUMAN RESOURCES DIRECTOR Montachusett home Care Corporation, a full social service agency serving elderly and the disabled has an opening for a full-time Human Resources Director. The Human Resources Director is responsible for the ...


  18. Esther Rantzen on the disturbing new twist in the charities scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Mail

    ... involved my standing in an exclusive office in Paris where I confronted the bosses over the way they had scammed an elderly woman with dementia. They showed no remorse at all - and simply threw me out. These are the kind of people with whom British ...


  19. Hong Kong lawmaker may call for review of non-accountable civil service allowanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | South China Morning Post

    ... could fund new homes for senior citizens. "About a month ago, the Finance Committee approved HK$55 million for an elderly home which will house 100 people," he said. In 2005, 85 senior civil servants received non-accountable allowances totalling ...


  20. Nurse banned after 'false' relative claimRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | NEWS.com.au

    ... New forecasts say it's here for the long haul. A NURSE who pretended she was the "granddaughter-in-law'' of her elderly patient with dementia and had his mail redirected to her home has been suspended from nursing for a year. Bella Montero met the ...