Repealing Obamacare Debate: Medicare debate heats up in Congress and AARP is fighting for you

  We’ll Fight For Medicare Article by Jo Ann Jenkins, AARP CEO AARP has a long history of fighting for affordable health care and against attempts to cut Medicare. We’ve long opposed attempts to force older Americans to pay more for their health care. As the Medicare debate heats up in Congress, AARP will vigorously protect and […]

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Avanir’s drug reduces Alzheimer’s related agitation in trial

      “An estimated six million Americans have Alzheimer’s, a number that has doubled since 1980 and is expected to be as high as 16 million by 2050, the company said.”   Source: Reuters*   (Reuters) – Avanir Pharmaceuticals Inc said its drug was more effective in reducing agitation associated with Alzheimer’s, compared with a placebo, […]

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The 7 stages of Alzheimer’s

My mom passed away from this terrible brain disease called “alzheimer’s.”  Sadly, another very close relative has also been afflicted with this deadly disease and is now on stage 7.  My family’s experience with my belated mom’s dementia gave us a greater understanding on how to deal with this terminal disease. There are many clinical […]

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