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At midlife, caregivers help parents, children and grandchildren-5162

At midlife, caregivers help parents, children and grandchildren

Given that people are experiencing longer lifespans, it may not be surprising that people in their middle ages find themselves caring for older relatives. A new report from the United Kingdom confirms that these caregivers may also be taking care of their children and grandchildren.

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In the US, 10% of grandparents live with a grandchild-5155

In the US, 10% of grandparents live with a grandchild

An analysis of data from four US federal surveys found that 10% of the 65 million grandparents in the country, or about seven million

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New doctors not sure what nursing homes offer-5131

New doctors not sure what nursing homes offer

A group of 67 residents in internal medicine (have a medical degree and practicing under supervision) took a 10-item multiple choice quiz on the staffing and services available at skilled nursing facilities (SNF).

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Even with caregivers, some older adults have unmet needs-5118

Even with caregivers, some older adults have unmet needs

To anticipate the need for supportive services for older adults, researchers dived into data collected on people enrolled in Medicare, the US public health insurance system for people 65 years and older.

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Canada’s population grows, and grows older-5109

Canada’s population grows, and grows older

The population of Canada increased to about 35.5 million people (July 1, 2014), according to estimates based on 2011 Census counts, largely due to international migration. The population is also growing older. There are an estimated 4.7 million people ages 55-64, a number that surpassed the estimated 4.6 million people 15-24 years old.

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Activity directors and RNs key to quality of life in nursing homes-5077

Activity directors and RNs key to quality of life in nursing homes

People live in long-term care nursing homes because they need assistance with activities of daily living, such as bathing, dressing, moving about and using the toilet. They may also require assistance with other daily tasks.

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