NEWSWORTHY ARCHIVES

 READ RETIRED NEWSWORTHY ITEMS HERE

We don’t want to lose their information and suggestions, yet need to make room for the current NEWSWORTHIES on the right sidebar. Newsworthies listed A-Z

……….always in process

ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA–or not?
–5/30/15 QUICK, SIMPLE, TESTING FOR DEMENTIA.
NY Times, Personal Health, 5/19/15. Click:Tests Can Answer Fears
–11/24/15 ALZHEIMER’S STAGES: HOW the DISEASE PROGRESSES. Stages. Mayo Clinic.  Click: Stages
–11/17/15 ALZHEIMER’S: TIPS TO MAKE THE HOLIDAYS MORE ENJOYABLE. Mayo Clinic, Healthy Lifestyle-Caregivers. Click: Holidays
–8/25/15 MAKING IT EASIER FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER’S TO EAT. Stanford U. Longevity Center blog. Click: 
8-piece dining set offers mealtime independence for dementia sufferers

–10/9/14 DEMENTIA: GLEN CAMPBELL’S BATTLE WITH ALZHEIMER’S
NBC’s Cynthia McFadden visits Glen Campbell in Nashville Care Center
–10/29/13 DEMENTIA–Mayo Clinic. Click: Undeserved Guilt Often Trips Up Dementia Caregivers
–10/16/14–written 5/17/11: “FEAR IS A CONSTANT COMPANION OF PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA.  Mayo Clinic Alzheimer’s Caregiving Newsletter. Click: Shadowing can leave caregivers feeling smothered. Read comments also; some very recent.
–10/5/14 SHARING ALZHEIMER’S DIAGNOSIS WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS. Mayo Clinic article, written 8/30/14. Click: Tips for Sharing Diagnosis
-8/13/14 ELDERS’ MENTAL DECLINE OR LACK OF MOTIVATION? A Study by Thomas Hess, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, U of N. Carolina State. Click: Lack of Motivation May Masquerade as Cognitive Decline
-1/19/15 Complexities of Choosing an End Game for Dementia, NY Times  Click: One Man’s Advance Directives
-9/19/15 DEMENTIA FRIENDLY AMERICA’S INITIATIVE. Mayo Clinic Blog. Learn about this new focus, first announced at the White House Conference on Aging In July. Click: Creating Dementia-friendly Communities

CARE/CAREGIVERS/CAREGIVING
1/2016 HOW TO SUPPORT A CAREGIVER. Kiplinger-Personal Finance. Click:Caregivers
–6/15/15 STOP MULTI-TASKING AND LEARN HOW TO FOCUS. March 21, 2015 Mayo Clinic. Click: Focusing (3rd bullet–helpful to caregivers–was for me.)
–12/20/14 AARP  Click:10 Tips for Caregivers During the Holidays
–12/19/14 YouTube video with advice from several reputable organizations: Click: Caregivers’ Stress During the Holidays
–8/28/14–Mayo Clinic. NEED LONG–OR SHORT–TERM CARE? a service or a person? Click: Questions to ask of potential caregivers
–5/17/14 CAREGIVERS, (HELP FOR)–Harvard Med School HEALTHbeat. Click: Attention Caregivers: Making Use of Helpful Services
–3/12/14 CAREGIVING SOLO–Harvard Medical School Health Publications. Click: When Caring For a Loved One, Many Caregivers Go It Alone

DOCTOR-PATIENT RELATIONSHIP

DRUG NEWS
11/5/14 PRADAXA Bleeding Risk Higher Than First Reported.Harvard Health Blog
Click: by Howard LeWine, Chief Medical Editor Internet Publishing, Harvard Health Publications

DRIVING–ELDERS
–12/24/15 OLDER DRIVERS:HOW AGING AFFECTS DRIVING Nat’l Inst. of Health -NIH SeniorHealth Click: Older Drivers

EMOTIONAL HELP
–LIFTING SPIRITS IN WINTER: WebMD
Click: Beating Winter’s Woes

END-OF-LIFE PREPARATION
1/25/16 THE EMPOWERING POTENTIAL OF END-OF-LIFE CARE. Harvard Health Blog. Click: Care
–4/14/15 HOW DO YOU WANT TO DIE? (70% of American say they want to die at home and 70% die in hospitals and institutions. PBS and NextAvenue. Script or scroll down to 4/3/15 TV segment at end of script. Click: A mission to make death part of the conversation
— 9/18/2014  PANEL URGES OVERHAULING HEALTH CARE AT END OF LIFE, NY Times.
Click: “Dying in America” Report 

HEALTH AND NUTRITION
–9/13/15 Latest word from research: MILK CHOCOLATE BETTER FOR HEART THAN RED WINE? Tufts U Health & Nutrition Newsletter. Click: Chocolate
-1/2015 THE RELATIONSHIP OF FOOD AND THE HUMAN BODY. UCLA HEALTH, Winter 2015  Click: Through Thick and Thin
–11/14/14  BEST OIL TO USE WHEN COOKING WITH HIGH HEAT. Mayo Clinic, written 3/13/13. Click: Nutrition and Healthy Eating

PROSTATE CANCER–Incontinence

UNCATEGORIZED
–12/24/14  Do you and your elders know clicking “Unsubscribe” can enable email tracking? NY Times, Personal Tech column–lots of info. ClickWays to Avoid Email Tracking
-11/4/15 MEDICINE 2.0 (3D PRINTING–TARGETING PROSTATE TUMOR AND MORE. UCLA Health Magazine, Fall 2015. ClickMedicine 2.0
–10/2/15 BLOCKING UNWANTED CALLS–BEYOND THE “DO NOT CALL REGISTRY.” AARP. Click: Block Calls
8/27/15 8 GREAT APPS FOR ELDERS and CAREGIVERS. Next Avenue newsletter. Click: Tech Solutions to Maintain Independence and Give Caregiver Peace of Mind

VISION
6/3/2015 AFFORDABLE TECHNOLOGY FOR READING ENHANCES CONTRAST AND PROVIDES LIGHTING. Macular Degeneration News, May 19, 2015. Click: New Type of Magnifying Readers
3/22/16 MACULAR DEGENERATION: Research–achieving limited vision for those with Advanced Dry AMD using The Argus II Retinal Prosthesis System, courtesy WebRN Click: Eyes

WOMAN’S INCONTINENCE ISSUES
–9/12/14 URINARY INCONTINENCE: a Problem for Mom?–Harvard Health Blog
Click: American College of Physicians’ New Guidelines: life- style and pill-free treatments first

FACT SHEETS
–2/23/15 updated POST-STROKE REHABILITATION FACT SHEET from the NIH-National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke   Click: Very Complete Fact Sheet

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