TiP Learning Community – November 17, 2016

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NEWS ABOUT  SENIORS


How Older People Can Head Off Dangerous Drug Interactionshttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161150.html


Heavy Drinking Can Harm the Aging Brainhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161107.html


Falls a Growing and Deadly Threat for Older Americans They cause millions of injuries and soaring health care costs, CDC report shows https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161108.html


Exercise Speeds Seniors' Recovery From Disabilityhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161157.html


NEWS ABOUT CAREGIVERS


Dementia Care Practice Recommendations for Assisted Living Residences and Nursing Homes http://www.alz.org/national/documents/brochure_DCPRphases1n2.pdf


Advice for Caregivers of Parkinson's Patients. https://www.partnersinparkinsons.org/parkinsons-caregivers


Caring for an elderly relative? What you should knowhttp://www.cnn.com/2016/10/11/health/elderly-caregiver-to-do-list/


Caregiving Is Forcing Women 50+ to Leave the Workforcehttp://www.nextavenue.org/caregiving-forcing-women-50-leave-workforce/


How To Build The ‘Village’ You Need As A Caregiverhttp://www.huffingtonpost.com/terry-fulmer/caregiver-support_b_12272186.html


NEWS ABOUT  CHRONIC ILLNESS


'Obesity Gene' Doesn't Affect Ability to Lose Weight: Reporthttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161090.html


5 Things To Know About Complementary Health Practices for Cognitive Function, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease https://nccih.nih.gov/health/tips/alzheimers


Depression Can Fuel Heart Disease in Midlife Women: Studyhttps://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161357.html


NEWS ABOUT  COMMUNITY HEALTH


Hard Times May Exact a Toll on Brain Health: Poverty seems to dampen mental function and could cause premature brain aging, study suggests https://medlineplus.gov/news/fullstory_161283.html


We’ve Hit Our Lifespan Ceiling As Humans, Scientists Sayhttps://us12.admin.mailchimp.com/templates/edit?id=165885