Category: Navigating Aging

The Delicate Issue Of Taking Away A Senior’s Smartphone

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Judith Graham At first, Dr. Robert Zorowitz thought his 83-year-old mother was confused. She couldn’t remember passwords to accounts on her computer. She would call and say programs had stopped working. But over time, Zorowitz realized his mother — a highly intelligent woman who was comfortable with technology ― was showing early signs of dementia. ….  Read More

Feds Pave The Way To Expand Home Dialysis — But Patients Hit Roadblocks

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Judith Graham Home dialysis for older adults will become more common in the years ahead, experts predict — but not without overcoming significant challenges. By 2025, the Trump administration wants 80% of people newly diagnosed with kidney failure to receive home dialysis or kidney transplants, according to an executive order issued in July. Currently, more ….  Read More