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Archives: December 2012
Fifth of Nursing Aides Charged with Abuse Had Priors
According to the Office of the Inspector general, almost a fifth of nursing aides charged with abuse and neglect had prior convictions. Nineteen percent of long-term care nursing aides who were found guilty of on-the-job abuse, neglect, or property theft in 2010 had prior criminal convictions. Overall, the 300 nurse...
Botox Effective in Treating Incontinence in Women
Researchers at Loyola University, Chicago conducted a study that shows that Botox injections and oral medications both work well in reducing urinary incontinence in women, though Botox is more likely to completely resolve symptoms. They studied a group of 241 women with urinary urgency incontinence for six months. The women...
Retiring on Your Resolution List? Here Are Five Retirement Expenses You Must Know (VIDEO)
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Home Safety Tips As You Visit Elders This Season (VIDEO)
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Retiring on Your Resolution List? Here Are Five Retirement Expenses You Must Know
Maybe one of your 2013 resolutions is to retire. Rescue Alert of California contributes this guest blog to help you.Everyone wants to be prepared for retirement when the time comes. Saving when youÛªre younger can help put you on the path to independence once your working days have ended. Learning...
The Big Role of Grandparents (VIDEO)
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Home Safety Tips As You Visit Elders This Season
As you visit loved ones this holiday season and as you make your resolution and to-do list for 2013, consider this guest blog from Rescue Alert of California. The growing popularity of medical alert systems goes hand-in-hand with the increasing numbers of seniors who receive in-home care. However, living in...
The Big Role of Grandparents
A New Met Life Life Study, conducted in partnership with Generations United entitled Grandparents Investing in Grandchildren: The MetLife Study on How Grandparents Share Their Time, Values, and Money, provides a hint of the contributions grandparents make to the lives of their grandchildren in passing down important values as well...