Posts Tagged ‘elderly’

Norman Harvel faces mounting debt accrued  from medical procedures and medicines for him and his late wife and he is considering filing bankruptcy. He is shown at home in Dundalk, Maryland, on May 9, 2012.

Report: Millions of seniors still having to sacrifice medicine, utilities to afford food

By, on Jan. 09, 2016, at 3:49 p.m.
Healthcare costs are also around 3-5 times higher for those aged 65 and above.

This powerful video shows what it’s like to grow older alone

By Erin Rhoda on Nov. 24, 2015, at 9:46 a.m.
When Mary comes home, she rips her junk mail into little pieces. “Don’t laugh,” she says. “I have to do something. Otherwise, go nuts!”

iPad helps elderly remember, socialize

By By Walter Pacheco, The Orlando Sentinel on Oct. 04, 2011, at 2:13 p.m.
WINTER GARDEN, Fla. — The newest arrival at Health Central Park nursing home is barely a year old, but it’s already making an impact with the elderly. The west Orange County, Fla., nursing home is using Apple iPad 2 tablets to jump-start residents’ memory, mobility and social skills that have …