Allegheny County Area Agency on Aging arranges with 50 libraries to offer backpacks containing caregiver guidance.
Gary Rotstein's What's New In Aging
Federal data say patients with dementia are now dying in their own residence 25 percent of the time.
New fiduciary requirement affecting investment advisers will begin taking effect June 9.
Most homes need some basic modifications to help older adults avoid the need to leave them.
Researcher describes what people can do to overcome isolation.
The differences in income between minorities and whites while working carries into later years in many ways.
State Health Department downgrades HarmarVillage Care Center’s license as a result of the death in February of an elderly woman.
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Bill McKendree: Lead local counselor on Medicare issues advises what to weigh during open enrollment season
Bill McKendree, coordinator for eight years of the Allegheny County Apprise program, leads a staff of counselors who advise the public on