Tag Archives: Elderly

Lamar W. Hankins : CPR and End-of-Life Decisions

Art from PBS NewsHour. CPR and end-of-life decisions Since the story of the 87-year old woman first appeared, more information has come to light. She was aware of and had agreed to the policy of the center where she lived … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : CPR and End-of-Life Decisions

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Lamar W. Hankins : Alzheimer’s and Another Face of Elder Abuse

Image from In Good Feather.Elder abuse is a complicated matter:Dementia and the issue of passive restraintBy Lamar W. Hankins / The Rag Blog / March 9, 2011 During my visits with Dad at the group home, I witnessed several people … finish reading Lamar W. Hankins : Alzheimer’s and Another Face of Elder Abuse

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Joan Wile : Gray Panthers Fight Social Security Cuts on Capitol Hill

Image from People’s World.Gray Panthers to Deficit Commission:Don’t mess with our social securityBy Joan Wile / The Rag Blog / November 23, 2010 Representatives of the national Gray Panthers went to Capitol Hill in November to present their position regarding … finish reading Joan Wile : Gray Panthers Fight Social Security Cuts on Capitol Hill

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Glimpses of Our (North American) Future?

Here’s a cheery holiday story from exotic, picturesque Japan. Mariann Wizard / The Rag Blog An elderly man walks away from a Tokyo grocery store after being observed stealing medicine for an upset stomach. Photo: CNN.Report: More elderly Japanese turn … finish reading Glimpses of Our (North American) Future?

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Dr. Stephen R. Keister : On Aging

Sir William Osler: “Pneumonia is the old man’s friend.”‘In the United States, for oh so many years we have merely warehoused the disabled, senile and near senile elderly, in nursing homes of variable competence.’By Dr. Stephen R. Keister / The … finish reading Dr. Stephen R. Keister : On Aging

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Dr. S. R. Keister : An Aging Population Faces Financial Panic

‘I, as a member of a fading generation, have a few observations about the fate of the aging citizens of the United States in this time of impending economic crises.’By Dr. S. R. Keister / The Rag Blog / November … finish reading Dr. S. R. Keister : An Aging Population Faces Financial Panic

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How Will the Crash of 2008 Impact the Elderly?

Health care, the nursing home, the retirement home, and, heaven help us, John McCain.By Dr. S. R. Keister / The Rag Blog / October 15, 2008 One of the most frightening aftereffects of the crash of 2008 will be the … finish reading How Will the Crash of 2008 Impact the Elderly?

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