Well, apparently there’s a cure for gray hair now, according to a press release from The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
I am finding that Twitter is becoming a more important part of my social media diet.
Recently, I was honored to speak at the Michigan LANE (Local Area Network for Excellence) conference in East Lansing that was attended by close to 300 dedicated leaders of skilled nursing facilities. It was there that I was reminded of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Triple Aim – 1.) Improve the persons’… read more >>
On March 7 RLTV will broadcast a special report on the changing nature of retirement in the US, in particular the impact of the current economic climate on retirees.
United, the Post War Generation can prove ourselves a great generation, not just a great big generation.
We all deserve to live our lives knowing that an elderhood free from the most pressing cares and gifted with the self-respect that accompanies autonomy can be ours.
As the debate on the fiscal cliff was winding down toward the deadline earlier this week, Representative Steve LaTourette (R–OH) is said to have told his Congressional colleagues:
“We should not take a package put together by a bunch of sleep-deprived octogenarians on New Year’s Eve.”
Two major studies about aging dominated the headlines this week presenting drastically opposing views on what old age has to offer — years of painful suffering or increased wellbeing and happiness?
Last week, the first of three multi-day events took place in Nashville, TN, focusing on the reduction of anti-psychotic drugs (see Chris Perna’s recent post for the details). This collaboration between The Eden Alternative and the Tennessee Department of Health, Division of Health Care Facilities has the potential to make an important impact in Tennessee, […]
A press release issued today by the Tennessee Department of Health states that the Office of Health Care Facilities has secured a CMP grant totaling more than $370,000 to provide training for 749 people including nursing home direct care staff members, state surveyors and managers, State Long-Term Care Ombudsmen and members of the Tennessee Advancing Excellence […]
Ageism falls most heavily on women and Pelosi was right to EXPOSE the prejudice that inspired Russert’s question. In fact, she has set a good example for all of us. Rather than ducking the issue– she exposed the ageism— that is something we all can and should be able to do.
For those of us too poor to purchase a president or even a congressperson to do our bidding, election day is the only chance we have for our voices to be heard about what we believe is important to our democracy, to our nation.
To me, the act we perform today, marking a ballot, is sacred. It is the guiding principle of our country, the bedrock of our society.