James McNally

3,408 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Like | 5 Followers | @jwmcnally | Dr. James McNally is the Director of the NACDA Program on Aging. Trained in formal demography at Georgetown University and gerontology at Brown University.

Centre launched to test smart solutions for home care for the elderly

SINGAPORE - A robot that can teach physiotherapy and convey doctors' instructions to a patient might be the face of eldercare in Singapore in the …

STUDY: You should be saving money to care for aging loved-ones

<b>SAN MATEO, California (WILX)</b> Taking care of an aging parent can be costly, even if you don't put them in a nursing home. A new report shows many …

What an Aging Attendee Population Means for Meetings

People are living and working longer, so it’s likely that you have some meeting attendees who are older. Here are some implications to consider as …

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Manipulating mitochondrial networks could promote healthy aging

Manipulating mitochondrial networks inside cells—either by dietary restriction or by genetic manipulation that mimics it—may increase lifespan and …

Generation Us: Things to consider when relocating an elder to live closer to you

Many families aren’t shy about using three sentimental little words.<p>Four other little words, however, can be difficult to discuss.<p>When it’s time for …

Study Shows Caregivers Invest a Lot of Time and Cash

By Bill O’Neil<p>A new study suggests those of us caring for a family member or a friend are spending a lot of time and money to do that.<p>The research …

November marks Alzheimer's Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregiver’s Month.<p>The Alzheimer’s Association Nebraska Chapter is …

Caring for caregivers

By Bobbi Rood<p>November is National Family Caregivers Month, when we recognize the challenges family caregivers face when loved ones need caregiving …

Your money: Family caregiving is a full-time unpaid job for many

Your money: Family caregiving is a full-time unpaid job for many - KULR8.com | News, Weather & Sports in Billings, Montana

Home Care: How to Give Your Parents the Help They Need

Two years ago, Sherri Swansey, a school social worker in the Chicago area, noticed that her mom and dad were beginning to behave oddly. “They told me …

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Caring for senior parents falls on women often

For Tami Cohan of Greenfield Center, the long journey of caregiving began 19 years ago.<p>First she cared for her father after he was paralyzed by a …

Stress, reward surprises among those who take care of loved ones with dementia

They don't get pay, recognition, or much of a break. They spend hours a day helping someone who may not even recognize them anymore.<p>Now, a new poll …

This is how much caregiving costs American families

Caregivers are not only giving their time to loved ones, but a large chunk of their finances too.<p>More than four in 10 caregivers — someone who takes …

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Transplantation of young blood vessel cells boosts aging stem cells

Transplanting young blood vessel cells into older mice can make their aged stem cells take on the characteristics of young stem cells.

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JENNIE: Caring for Aging Parents

TELEVISION PARK–<p>Caring for an aging parent or spouse can be tough. Families are often encouraged to have “the talk” about elderly care, and have a …

Scientists Have Discovered A Pathway That Controls Aging

Researchers at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine have published a study in which they have identified a ...The post Scientists …

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For Many, No Long-Term Health Impacts from Wildfire Smoke, But More Studies Needed

As the deadly wildfires that devastated Northern California this month come under control and residents begin the process of rebuilding, one question …

Coming to a care home near you... the robot companions for the elderly: £15,000 machine called Pepper seeks out residents to talk to and could also monitor their health

• <b>Robots are being trialled at care homes in Essex, Lincoln, Poland and Greece</b>• <b><br>Experts hope they will be able to monitor people's pulses and spot</b> …

Deformed and Elderly 50,000-Year-Old Skeleton Proves Neanderthals Cared About Each Other

Deaf Neanderthals didn’t stand much chance at survival unless they had friends, according to a new analysis of a skeleton discovered half a century …

Why Is No One Talking About Hospital-Acquired Delirium?

At eighty-three years old, Kenneth Marsden, a retired carpenter, had the mind of a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion. He could finish a crossword puzzle in half an …

Will raft of social policies targeting elderly, poor and commuters ease Hong Kong’s problems?

In a bold pledge to tackle the city’s ageing problem as part of social policies announced on Wednesday, Hong Kong’s leader raised the contentious …

Establishing community-based integrated care for elderly patients thro | JMDH

Tomohiro Asakawa,1 Hidenobu Kawabata,1 Kengo Kisa,2 Takayoshi Terashita,3 Manabu Murakami,4 Junji Otaki1<p>1Department of Medical Education and General …

Caregiving challenges, opportunities loom as baby boomers age

WORCESTER – The generation that created fast food, cellphones and Google – the baby boom generation – is about to hit another cultural milestone: …

Health Care

SAGE - National Programs - SAGE Story - SAGE Story: Chrissie, 64

SAGE Story works with LGBT older people to collect their stories and provide them with the skills and platforms to advocate on their own behalf. Our …

10 Questions to Challenge Your Medical News Savvy

Weekly News Quiz: Sept. 29 - Oct. 5

Elderly care in India: Centre and state must stop passing the buck, says former minister Ashwani Kumar - Firstpost

- <b>Akshi Chawla</b><p>There are more than a 100 million people over the age of 60 years as per the 2011 Census. Almost 60 percent people are economically …

Man angry after N.S. emergency room transports elderly mother with chest pains by taxi

A Cape Breton, N.S. man is fuming after he says his elderly mother was forced to transfer between hospitals in a taxi without a paramedic while …

Old Age

Age is just a number, according to Dr. Frieda Birnbaum

Age is just a number – and Dr. Frieda Birnbaum certainly isn’t counting. She had twins at the age of 60. At 65 she reinvented herself and launched a …

Aging can bring back vivid memories of the past

Remember the moment you realized that the love of your life also loved you - it was some fleeting expression, some twinkle of the eye. How sad that …

Tips for post-retirement adventure, health and happiness at Successful Aging Expo

If all goes well, El Cajon residents Rex and Christiane Beckham soon will be spending six months in Ireland, then six months in Germany, then who …

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