Monthly Archives: June 2009

Shouldn’t we know?

When it comes to providing care for our parents, anyone can agree that they deserve to have all the information about aging, despite any social stigma this information may carry. Virginia Senator Mark Warner is campaigning for this exact kind of distribution. It is our responsibility as their children to make sure they have the tools to age in their own interest.

Senator Warner has experienced these trials himself. “I know firsthand how tough this …Read more ›

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Senior Citizens, Get Your Bow-Ties!

Tonight, several elder citizens will make their way down to Good Life City’s literal senior prom. As they walk the velvet carpet, they will be greeted with low costs (only $10 dollars a ticket!) and a raffle for a limo ride. Any seniors in Albany should take advantage of this treat provided by the Recreation and Parks Department.

Here’s to keeping the music going!

If you have any questions about this post or need help finding …Read more ›

SENIOR POPULATION SET TO TRIPLE BY 2050

via AP

The effect of the baby boomers will soon see its full impact on the world’s population dynamics. As the oldest baby boomers are passing 65 these next few years, we see more and more seniors every day. In 20 years, 1 in 5 Americans will be senior citizens. Other countries have already hit the 20% mark: Germany, Italy, Japan, and Monaco have a huge population of seniors.

According to the US Census Bureau, the …Read more ›

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Can Alzheimer’s be cured ?

Just read a good article on Scientific American about Alzheimer’s. P. Murali Doraiswamy discusses recent breakthroughs in diagnosing Alzheimer’s disease and what everyone can do to postpone the onset of memory loss.

Doraiswamy, who is the head of biological psychiatry at Duke University and is a Senior Fellow at Duke’s Center for the Study of Aging sais that  the two biggest Alzheimer’s misconceptions are “It’s just aging” and “It’s untreatable, so we should …Read more ›

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OurParents.com has launched!

OurParents Launches First Independent, Unbiased Online Service to Match Families of Aging Parents with Senior Care Providers

Company defies current business practices of senior care websites with launch of OurParents.com, a free matching service for both consumers and senior care facilities

Washington, DC / May 26, 2009 – Millions of Baby Boomers are struggling to care for their aging parents. Many don’t know where to turn or even what their options are in …Read more ›

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