Peppers cooked in hooch lead to facility fire, evacuation
Apr 21, 2015
There’s a lot that’s unclear in an attempt to cook peppers in Everclear in an assisted living residence last week.
State bill would exempts LTC facilities from liquor permits
Jan 30, 2015
Nursing homes should be allowed to serve alcohol to residents without having to pay excise taxes or permits, according to a group of Indiana seniors who want to gain an exemption from the state.
Moderate alcohol consumption staves off dementia in seniors
Oct 27, 2014
Drinking a moderate amount of alcohol might preserve cognition in people over the age of 60, according to recently published findings in the American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias.
Good news about bad news
Apr 11, 2012
Great. Perfect. Dental x-rays have been officially linked to brain tumors. Now I have a headache. I think I need to lie down.
Coping with a death too soon
Feb 17, 2012
You will not last long in this field unless you learn how to deal with dying and death. They are inescapable realities in a profession where most customers are old and sick. But there is no way to be completely...
Feb 12, 2012
To hear some rock and rollers sneer it, you’d think that living long is a terrible fate. But is that really the case?
Moderate drinking could prevent dementia, analysis finds
Aug 18, 2011
Imbibing in the occasional glass of wine might actually reduce the risk of dementia, according to an analysis of 143 studies conducted since 1977.
Moderate drinking associated with lower risk of dementia
Mar 11, 2011
Elderly adults who consume about two alcoholic beverages per day are at a significantly lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia than non-drinkers, according to new research from...
Older alcoholics consume more alcohol than younger ones
Dec 08, 2009
Elderly people with drinking problems consume significantly more alcohol than their younger counterparts, new research finds.
Theory about health and two-drink minimum debunked in new study
Oct 15, 2009
It’s last call for those who think two drinks a day can stave off functional decline in old age. New research suggests that it’s lifestyle, not liquor, that really helps to determine how we...