You are what you eat, and your skin is a testament to that. (For instance, did you know that vitamins and minerals found in fruits and veggies are linked to fewer wrinkles and dry skin that’s caused by aging?) Needless to say, it’s so important to nourish your skin from the inside out and care for it properly so it has an all-around healthy glow. With so many skincare and beauty products on the market, it can be difficult to determine what’s necessary to add to you…….
Gersch reports receiving a stipend for his work as a medical director of a nursing home.
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Scientists from St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital have identified variants in two genes that are associated with accelerated aging in childhood cancer survivors. Their research looked at the difference between their biological age and chronological age. The study, published today in Genome Medicine, is the first to identify genetic risk factors for accelerated aging in pediatric cancer survivors.
Today a majority of children with cancer in the U.S. survive. However, …….
Keren Etkin, author of The AgeTech Revolution, talks aging in place and how it can benefit society at large.
As the world seeks to find answers to coping with our aging society, the market for innovative solutions to this challenge is growing rapidly – AgeTech is booming. But what are the barriers to AgeTech adoption and what benefits can it really deliver? Keren Etkin’s new book The AgeTech Revolution explores the changing face of aging in the 21st century, and how technology can…….
Grants will allow family caregivers to enroll loved ones in adult day center programs
Annapolis, MD (March 22, 2022) – County Executive Steuart Pittman and the Department of Aging and Disabilities announced a new grant program available for family caregivers. The program will allow family caregivers to enroll their loved ones in adult day center programs.
“These grants will give residents who act as family caregivers an opportunity. An …….
There’s countless products on the market that advertise a “miracle cure” for turning back the clock, but do they really work? There’s nothing wrong with aging. It’s a part of life we can’t stop, but we can help slow down the process by adopting healthy and positive lifestyle choices. Eat This, Not That! Health spoke with experts who reveal their tricks for staying young. Read on—and to ensure your health and the health of others, don’t miss these Sure Signs You’v…….
Nursing senior people
It has become increasingly popular to promote home as a setting for both sophisticated medical treatment and long-term care, and often for good reason. But supporters of this trend need to recognize and reduce the burden it places on families who must take on ever-challenging clinical and organizational roles to make home care work.
Hospital at Home; SNF (Skilled Nursing Facility) at Home; and home-based long-t…….
Growing older may be inevitable, but some of the lifestyle choices you make could either speed up the process or slow it down. For instance, you probably know that excess drinking will make it harder for you to live to 100, while exercising regularly will keep you healthy and energized as you age.
Now, new research offers evidence that sticking to the Mediterranean diet could combat aging.
In the study, published in the journal Clinical Nutritio…….
Editor’s note: Kristi Steffen, Interior Designer, AAS, CAPS, wrote this column for Jeff Deahl because home modifications for longer home living is such a popular topic.
The expression “Home is where the heart is” expresses the reality that people feel the most comfortable in their homes. Unfortunately, in our later years stairways, tubs, lack of lighting, and uneven walking surfaces are a few of the elements that can make life difficult.