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Demand Big Pharma Continue Alzheimer's Research
Health & Wellness  (tags: elderly, senior citizens, aging, mental health, drugs, research, petitions )

Freya
- 135 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Alzheimer's disease is currently the sixth-leading cause of death, and one in three seniors will die with the disease. More than 5 million Americans suffer from it, and as many as 16 million are expected to have it by 2050.
Increase Alzheimer's Research Funding
Health & Wellness  (tags: elderly, senior citizens, illnesses, diseases, research, petitions )

Freya
- 169 days ago - theveteranssite.greatergood.com
Alzheimer's is a global health crisis. The soaring costs of Alzheimer's and dementia care, the escalating number of people living with the disease and the challenges encountered by affected families demand a meaningful, aggressive and ambitious...
Old Man Facing Homelessness
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, aged, elderly, infirm, society, protection, illness, humans, health, Body-Mind-Spirit, Paul Fischler, help, assistance )

Darren
- 549 days ago - gofundme.com
I'm an old man ... at the end of my rope ... perhaps even nearer to the very end than I know? If you can note, shared and even donate, that would be fantastic!
Improve The Quality Of Life For Those Living With Alzheimer's
Health & Wellness  (tags: elderly, senior citizens, mental health, care, petitions )

Freya
- 610 days ago - thebreastcancersite.greatergood.com
Help increase care & hospice training for health care professionals to control costs & enhance patient & family satisfaction.
Help Us Provide More Than Just A Meal! Write A Note!
Health & Wellness  (tags: citymeals on-wheels, food, homebound, elderly, New Yorkers, no family, no friends, nearby, write a note )

Barb
- 1414 days ago - citymeals.org
Citymeals-on-Wheels delivers nourishing meals to 18,000 of our homebound elderly - but we also provide something more: a sense of connection. Most of our meal recipients live all alone. Without family or friends nearby, they may have virtually no...
Oppose Detroit Water Shutoffs ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: water, Detroit, water shutoffs, family, elderly, health, disease, children )

Nancy
- 1477 days ago - actnow.uusc.org
In May alone, the DWSD served 46,000 shutoff notices and executed over 4,000. Local community leaders say the numbers are closer to 3,000 per week.
Israeli Fall-Prevention Motorized Shoe Is a Step in the Right Direction
Health & Wellness  (tags: falling, elderly, shoes, Israeli technology )

David
- 1515 days ago - nocamels.com
When B-Shoe's patented technology detects a loss of stability - it automatically takes a step backwards. This is a big step in preventing falls, since as opposed to walking canes & walkers; the person doesn't need to prevent the fall themselves.
No Spring Chickens, Hens Help Heal Elderly
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, chickens, therapy animals, elderly, health, humans, news, interesting, research, society )

Carrie
- 1538 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Hold onto your eggs, chickens might be the newest trend in therapy animals. Already deployed to help with autism, a flock of hens now provides companionship for the elderly as well as a hobby for people whose lives are otherwise winding down.
Raising the Medicare Eligibility Age Would Harm Seniors and Increase Health Care Spending
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medicare, illness, health, elderly, study, society, ethics, healthcare, government, investigation, news, risks, safety )

Carrie
- 2044 days ago - americanprogress.org
In every deficit-reduction debate, policymakers look at the Medicare program to see where savings can be found, and the latest fiscal showdown negotiations are no different.
The End of Population Growth
Health & Wellness  (tags: babies, children, elderly, food supplies, governments, growth, technology )

Kit
- 2070 days ago - discovermagazine.com
Malthus and Ehrlich were so wrong. Resources are not fixed things. Better farming can drastically increase the food supply. New energy sources enable much higher standards of living. And then behavior changes in response: -->
U.S. Senators File Amendment to Combat Widespread Antipsychotic Drugging of Elderly in Nursing Homes
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, drugs, elderly, ethics, health, government, prevention, protection, risks, safety )

Iona
- 2241 days ago - healthimpactnews.com
"This amendment responds to alarming reports about the use of antipsychotic drugs with nursing home residents, It's intended to empower these residents and their loved ones in the decisions about the drugs prescribed for them." Watch the lovely clip too.
Drugged Up Behind the Wheel: Older Drivers on Psych Drugs 5 Times More Likely to Crash
Health & Wellness  (tags: accidents, medication, elderly, news, safety, warning )

Iona
- 2345 days ago - cchrint.org
Older drivers who use prescription psychoactive drugs such as benzodiazepines may be five times more likely to be involved in a motor vehicle accident, a new Curtin University study has found.
Hospitals Are Treating the Elderly 'Like Slabs of Meat' Says Damning Report Into NHS Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: Hospitals, are, treating, the, elderly, 'like, slabs, of, meat', says, damning, report, into, NHS, care )

Agnes
- 2443 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Nurses have refused to give painkillers to dying patients Concerned relatives have stayed on wards round the clock with loved ones Hospitals are accused today of treating elderly patients like 'slabs of meat' in a damning report that lists a
ACTION ALERT: Protect the Elderly in New York and Hold Abusers Accountable! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, elderly, protection, new york, health, government, treatment )

Simone
- 2465 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop the illegal actions of home healthcare agencies. Moreover, implement a mechanism by which elders and their families can file grievances against those home healthcare agencies that shirk the law.
Political Advice to Republicans on Medicare
Health & Wellness  (tags: americans, cancer, death, diet, disease, drugs, elderly, exercise, government, healthcare, illness, medicine, nutrition, prevention, protection, safety, society, treatment )

Kit
- 2598 days ago - truthout.org
Polls consistently show that the program has enormous public support among all political and demographic groups. Not only do Democrats and independents overwhelmingly support the Medicare program, even Republicans overwhelmingly approve of Medicare.
 

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