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When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home

When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home

Dr. Gene Dorio, a 28-year practitioner in the Santa Clarita Valley and a specialist in palliative and hospice care, stands in an examination room in his new Valencia office. Signal photo by Dan Watson.


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Study finds connection between balance and brain health

Seniors who have trouble balancing on one leg for at least 20 minutes could have an increased risk of stroke and reduced cognitive function, according to a recent arti... » Read More
Posted: dec. 21, 2014 11:13 p.m. | Study finds connection between balance and brain health Comments 0 Comments
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Study puts tab of senior falls at $2B

Falls are the leading cause of injury related deaths among Californians age 65 and older, according to a new study that placed the medical costs of falls by seniors at... » Read More
Posted: dec. 21, 2014 11:12 p.m. | Study puts tab of senior falls at $2B Comments 0 Comments
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After the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s: Treatments and interventions

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD) and no drug or other intervention that will stop the progression of the disease. Medication currently approved ... » Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 11:41 a.m. | After the diagnosis of Alzheimer’s: Treatments and interventions Comments 0 Comments
When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home
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When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home

One of the toughest decisions an adult may face is deciding what to do with an aging parent facing an urgent medical problem. » Read More
Posted: nov. 17, 2014 2:00 a.m. | When an aging parent says 'no' to a nursing home Comments 1 Comment
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Is it Alzheimer’s or dementia?

I frequently hear the statement, "My loved one has dementia, not Alzheimer's disease," followed by the question, "So what's the difference?" » Read More
Posted: nov. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Is it Alzheimer’s or dementia?  Comments 0 Comments
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Better make sure it's the tax man

Recent reports of a rash of scams in which victims are targeted by someone claiming to be a tax collector for the Internal Revenue Service illustrate why seniors, in p... » Read More
Posted: nov. 10, 2014 2:00 a.m. | Better make sure it's the tax man Comments 0 Comments
 

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