Caregiving News Articles
This objective guide compares each 2016 presidential candidate’s stance on key health care issues based on their statements to the press, in debates and on their campaign websites. Caregivers also weigh in on the issues that matter most to their families.
The former president was diagnosed with stage 4 melanoma earlier this year. After surgery, radiation therapy, and immunotherapy, Carter says he is free of cancer.
The AgingCare community is often abuzz with questions about the effectiveness of medications for Alzheimer's and dementia. A new study offers insights on the benefits of Aricept and how it may delay a patient's need for nursing home placement.
Celine Dion's husband, Rene Angelil, has been battling throat cancer for 15 years. Dion shares her personal experiences in caring for and supporting him, and talks about how she stays strong amidst such dire circumstances.
A new study confirms that people age at different rates, which can greatly affect your health, physical and cognitive abilities, and appearance.
Stan Mikita, famed Chicago Blackhawks player, has lost all recollection of his former life due to suspected dementia with Lewy bodies.
Brooke Astor's grandson, Philip, was recently cut out of his father's will after he accused his father of elder abuse against his late grandmother who'd had Alzheimer's disease, costing him an estimated $9 million inheritance.
Headlines proclaiming the discovery of a potential Alzheimer's treatment are often in the news, yet a cure for the disease continues to elude scientists. So what's happening?
Lawmakers have finally passed a "doc fix" law that will change the way doctors participating in Medicare are paid. The new legislation also contains some measures that will affect older Americans.
The 2015 Cost of Care study reveals where to find the cheapest long term care in America, as well as where in the country long term care is the costliest.
The majority of Americans with Alzheimer's aren't being told their diagnosis by their doctor. What's stopping these physicians from being upfront with their patients?
Researchers are using the words of one of the country's most well-known politicians to identify people with early-stage Alzheimer's.
Proposed changes to the Aid & Attendance eligibility rules that will impact your caregiver reimbursement and if you decide to transfer any annuities and trusts.
We've all seen the headlines: "5 Scary Facts About Microwave Popcorn," "Long-term cellphone use linked to brain cancer." The list of scary science in the news is ever-growing. But what does the data really say?
When you think about the telltale signs of dementia, memory loss is often top of mind. But new research sheds light on the dangerous dementia symptom that has nothing to do with memory.
Alzheimer's so often seems like a hopeless disease, but this video proves that love and music still have the power to transcend even the most profound cognitive challenges.
In England, an 86-year-old woman is going to incredible lengths to make sure her fellow retirees aren't alone over the holidays.
American life expectancy has just reached an all-time high—78.8 years, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But is this really a cause for celebration?
A new study has found that women with certain personality traits may have double the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Starting October 1, 2014, Medicare beneficiaries can compare next year's plans on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' website, in preparation for the annual Medicare Open Enrollment Period that runs from October 15, 2014 thru December 7.