Tag Archives: Elderly
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
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
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?
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
‘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
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?