Lori LaBey announces the debut of Alzheimer’s Speaks Radio, a new venue giving voice to people living with memory loss and “empowering them to live purpose filled lives. Our goal is to raise awareness, give hope, and share the real … Continue reading →
The New York Times says… It is an oddity of American health care: Many nursing homes and home care agencies do not provide health insurance to their workers, or they pay wages so low that employees cannot afford the coverage that is offered. This is not an oddity. This is how the system is designed. […]
So who is the Blogstream for? The short answer is everyone. All comers are welcome and we hope everyone is interested in our message to change aging.
But still, who is the Blogstream really for… we really hope anyone with a pro-aging vision and a passion for changing aging will either sign-up for a ChangingAging Blog or submit their existing blog feed to the Blogstream.
Last week I wrote about two fallacies: 1) “More Treatment Is Always Better Than Less Treatment.” 2)”Drugs Always Do More Good Than Harm” Both of these statements are false. The widespread belief that they are true is responsible for tens of thousands of deaths a year along with the terrible, but not fatal, suffering of […]
— Alzheimer’s revised guidelines impact: Cases of Alzheimer’s could double. [SecondAct] — Are there hidden benefits to the new Alzheimer’s disease guidelines? [TheMythofAlzheimer’s] — Is sitting a lethal activity? [EngAGE Blog] — LeadingAge attends an Obama Town Hall meeting and reports on the future of Medicare and Social Security. [Future of Aging Blog] — Prescription […]
The New York Time’s New Old Age (NOA) blog explains: The Times reports this morning that for the first time in 27 years, Alzheimer’s disease is being redefined in new medical guidelines reflecting mounting evidence that the disease ravages the brain years before symptoms of dementia appear. Over time, the new diagnostic criteria are likely […]
This week I am out at the AgeSong communities of San Francisco and Oakland, singing, speaking and working on the Presence Project. I’ll be teaming up with mindfulness expert Marguerite Manteau-Rao, AgeSong CEO Dr. Nader Shabahangi and Dr. Leslie Ross of UCSF to develop and test a curriculum that teaches both my experiential view of […]
One of the first sites shared with me in response to yesterday’s blog post about the top Alzheimer’s blogs is an amazing video blog created by Rick Phelps. Rick is a person living with EOAD (Early-Onset Alzheimer Disease). Instead of fading away with this disease Rick has done something different. Rick has decided to make […]