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The Longevity Network

Read the latest from the Home Care Assistance editorial team. Explore new research, ideas and strategies for caregiving and positive aging.

Hairstylists can see potential health issues in senior clients, including depression, dementia or self-neglect.

-Dr. Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC A recent exploratory study states that hairstylists can steer elderly clients to requisite health services. … Read More

Home Care Daily News (September 16th, 2009)

Elder Care Professional Tips -How Geriatric Care Managers can help you. More here>> -Focus on elder mediation. More here>>

Centenarians prevalent among Japanese population!

-Dr. Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC More than 40,000 Japanese people are aged 100 or over, up 10 percent over last … Read More

Home Care Daily News (September 15th, 2009)

Senior Health News Information -September is Senior Fall Prevention Month. More here>> Senior Family Tips -How to have “the talk” … Read More

Alzheimer’s patients with infections experience memory loss.

-Dr. Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC For those with Alzheimer’s, a cold or the stomach flu can lead to an increase … Read More

Home Care Daily News (September 14th, 2009)

Senior Financial Information -Economy Impacts Women’s Ability to Plan for Long-Term Care.  More here>> Senior Caregiver News -“A caregiver’s story.” … Read More

Home care is the most effective choice in senior care.

-Dr. Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC New research shows that home care is the cheapest and best way to take care … Read More

BMI is not the best factor in determining senior citizens’ health

-Dr. Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC Body Mass Index is often used to determine whether one is obese or not. However, … Read More

No difference in the risk of death in men, women post heart attack.

-Kathy Johnson, PhD, CMC Recent studies have found that women and men are at the same level risk for death, … Read More

Home Care Daily News (September 3rd, 2009)

Senior Health Information -Two Autoimmune Diseases Common in Senior Citizens Linked to Cardiovascular Disease. Senior Exercise -Inspiration for seniors over … Read More