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Dementia Screening May Soon Be Done at Home with New Computer Tool

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With baby boomers approaching the age of 65 and new cases of Alzheimer’s disease expected to increase by 50 percent by the year 2030, Georgia Tech researchers have created a tool that allows older people to screen themselves for early signs of dementia.

When Should Seniors Hang Up The Car Keys?

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With a growing population of baby boomers, officials are bracing for a surge in senior drivers. Statistics tell us that accidents increase after the age of 65, and fatal accidents are more likely after the age of 75.

E-Health Opportunities for Seniors

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Are you among the 47 percent of older Americans who have not yet entered the digital age? If so, you’re likely to be missing out on a lot of e-health opportunities available to help you live well despite chronic ailments and encroaching physical limitations.

Assisted living: A turning point for Alzheimer’s family

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USA TODAY has been following Bob and Carol Blackwell’s journey with Alzheimer’s since 2008, shortly after he was diagnosed at age 64. He was recently retired from the CIA.

Fraud: 6 scams aimed at the elderly

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If you’re visiting your elderly mom or dad and see an excessive amount of junk mail, take note: Your elderly parent might be a prime target for fraud. “If your parents’ mail is filled with sweepstakes notifications, free gift offers …