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Caregiver Resource Guide

Latest Detroit Caregiver Resource Guide

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No More Paper Checks For Federal Benefits

The federal government will begin making all benefits payments either directly to a bank or credit union account or to a special debit card.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/17/2011

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Can A Daily Dose Of Potatoes Help Your Heart?

A new study finds a couple of servings of potatoes a day reduces blood pressure for the hypertensive obese.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/31/2011

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RiverWalkers Club Welcomes 60+ Crowd

They arrive by the hundreds to stroll the Detroit Riverfront.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/29/2011

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Area Agency On Aging Offers Senior Solution Guide

As you age, there are times when you’re looking for a program or a specialist to aid in the care of a disabled loved one or yourself. Fortunately, there is a source for that type of information that’s as close as the Detroit Area Agency on Aging’s “Senior Solution Resource Guide for Seniors and Caregivers.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2011

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Report Examines State Of Nursing Home Care In Detroit

One Detroit nursing home closes each year. That’s among the findings of a new report out this week by the The Detroit Area Agency on Aging.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/06/2011

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Safe Food Handling Tips For Summer Meals

It’s important to remember to handle food safely when preparing your meals.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/04/2011

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Legislation Aims To Curb Elder Abuse In Michigan

Citing the abuse of an estimated 80,000 Michigan senior citizens, the state Senate today introduced a series of bills that would toughen the penalties for those convicted of committing fraud on the elderly.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/15/2011

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St. Mary Mercy Livonia: A Leader In Senior Care

The state of Michigan’s first Senior Emergency Room is about to celebrate its first anniversary. St. Mary Mercy Hospital in Livonia opened a Senior ER in July 2010, answering the needs of an aging population and enhancing their care experience.

06/09/2011

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Joslin Diabetes Center at Providence: Helping diabetics live longer, healthier lives

Diabetes is the fifth deadliest disease in the United States and, while death rates from heart disease, stroke and cancer have declined, deaths associated with diabetes have risen 45 percent since 1987.

05/23/2011