Senior Caregiving

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Senior Caregiving

When seriously ill hospital patients can't express their wishes about their medical care, decision-making often falls to emotionally drained family members.

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Senior Caregiving

With the flu season in full swing, a new poll shows that almost three-quarters of Americans over the age of 50 think all nursing home employees should get a flu vaccine every year.

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Senior Caregiving

Many older Americans take multiple medications -- but only about one-third ever discuss possible interactions between drugs, a new poll finds.

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Senior Caregiving

While rates of mental decline and dementia have dropped among American seniors overall, they remain higher in rural areas than in cities, a new study finds.

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Senior Caregiving

More doctors in the United States are turning to a new clinical specialty -- nursing home care.

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