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Study: Hour-Long Nap May Improve Brain Function in Seniors

Date - 24th Mar, 2017   |   Time - 5:59   |   Author - Senior-Planning

A daily hour-long nap may improve brain function in seniors, according to a recent study, which was published in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Led by Junxin Li of the University of Pennsylvania, the study examined the sleep habits of nearly 3,000 Chinese adults aged 65 and older, including whether or not they […]

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The First Sign of Alzheimer’s May Not Be Memory Loss, But This

Date - 16th Jan, 2017   |   Time - 4:28   |   Author - Senior-Planning

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have linked an inability to recognize and recall odors as a possible early sign of the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Massachusetts General Hospital is the largest teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School. The elder care services study was reported in the Annals of Neurology, published on November 14, 2016. A […]

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Niche Senior Living Redefines Retirement

Date - 16th Jan, 2017   |   Time - 4:26   |   Author - Senior-Planning

As 78 million Baby Boomers age their way into retirement, the increasing understanding is that these retirees are not looking for an ”old folks home,” offering a rocking chair and a quiet porch. Unlike the usual cliché of older people in retirement, Baby Boomers remain active and engaged in life. They want socialization, stimulation – […]

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Are you looking to Downsize and Close Out the Family Home?

Date - 30th Nov, 2016   |   Time - 9:37   |   Author - Senior-Planning

The children are gone, and your retirement is ahead. You’ve managed to get your retirement accounts in order, and you’ve decided on whether you’re going to work part-time a bit for a little extra income. But what about that big family home? Do you really need such a big space, now that the children have […]

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National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

Date - 21st Nov, 2016   |   Time - 4:38   |   Author - Senior-Planning

In 1983, President Ronald Reagan designated November as National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month. At the time, fewer than 2 million Americans suffered from Alzheimer’s. Since then, that number has climbed substantially: nearly 5.4 million Americans currently suffer from Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s Disease, or AD, is a condition caused by changes in the brain that deeply affect […]

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HuffPost Interview Synopsis: Trends That Disrupt Healthcare

Date - 30th Sep, 2016   |   Time - 3:08   |   Author - Senior-Planning

Healthcare is the biggest industry in the world today and the costliest for older adults. According to Deloitte, The United States spends more on medical care over many countries in the world. We spent close to 17.7% of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in 2013, and by 2018, it will rise to 17.9%. The increases will continue […]

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Alzheimer’s Awareness Day: Stats and What the Disease Means for Those Affected and Their Caregivers

Date - 21st Sep, 2016   |   Time - 1:50   |   Author - Senior-Planning

With estimates of Americans with Alzheimer’s disease rising as high as 5.1 million, it’s clear that more attention needs to be paid to this disease. As the population ages, an increased number of cases are coming to light. Alzheimer’s disease, or AD, is a condition caused by changes in the brain, markedly affecting memory and […]

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Updated: New Jersey Medicaid and Medicare Metrics 2016

Date - 16th Sep, 2016   |   Time - 1:49   |   Author - Senior-Planning

2016 New Jersey Medicaid and Medicare Metrics   Each state has its own unique Medicaid guidelines, and figuring out the exact numbers can be very confusing. The amounts have once again been updated for 2016, but there’s no need to worry about whether or not you’re going to be able to figure out the new […]

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Updated: Connecticut Medicaid and Medicare Metrics 2016

Date - 15th Sep, 2016   |   Time - 3:59   |   Author - Senior-Planning

2016 Connecticut Medicaid and Medicare Metrics Each state has its own unique Medicaid guidelines, and figuring out the exact numbers can be very confusing. The amounts have once again been updated for 2016, but there’s no need to worry about whether or not you’re going to be able to figure out the new standards. They’ve […]

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Disrupting Aging: New Products and Services for a New Generation of Seniors

Date - 9th Sep, 2016   |   Time - 3:00   |   Author - Senior-Planning

As baby boomers age, innovation within the aging industry is a necessity. This is a new generation of seniors who expect quality, comfort, and convenience that will take care of all of their needs. There is an incredible new level of technology available that should be fully and creatively exploited in order to provide boomers […]

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