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The Association for Gerontology in Higher Education has launched the Online Directory of Educational Programs in Gerontology and Geriatrics, a new resource that allows users to browse programs by numerous criteria such as location and type of degree, certificate, or fellowship offered. It can be found at
Seniors Need To Educate Themselves About Ways To Protect Their Nest Eggs, Financial Advisor Says. People pondering their retirement years often conjure images of spending more time on a favourite pastime or travelling around the country or the world. Health concerns can intrude on those idyllic scenes, though, not only affecting enjoyment of life but also punching a heavy dent in retirement savings.
Several studies have shown that stress and negative marital quality can influence mortality and blood pressure, but until now, none have discussed how it might affect married couples over time.
Ramona Wilson, 74, tidied her house, parked both of her cars in her garage, shut all the doors and turned on the engines. But before she could climb behind the wheel and asphyxiate herself, two strangers were tap, tap, tapping on her front door. Wilson wanted to chase them away. But one of them — Dave Kessler, of the Ohio attorney Ohio Initiative Challenges Elder Abuse ‘Myths’.
Emma Rosenbaum never married and had no children. So when Rosenbaum, now 88, fell and shattered her arm at her Indiana home 3½ years ago, she agreed to move to a rehabilitation center in Columbus, Ohio, to be near her niece Terri Lane and Lane’s husband, Denny.