News tagged with older age

Family care taking toll on workplace

(Medical Xpress)—Caring for aging family and friends is putting the squeeze on the Canadian workplace, with an average 1.5 million workdays being missed per month by middle-aged caregivers who are also ...

Nov 26, 2012
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Africa faces spike in older people living with HIV

Sub-Saharan Africa is likely to see a more than 200 percent increase in the number of older people living with HIV in the next 30 years, thanks to improvements in lifesaving treatment, experts said Thursday.

Oct 18, 2012
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Quitting driving: Families key but docs have role

(AP)—Families may have to watch for dents in the car and plead with an older driver to give up the keys—but there is new evidence that doctors could have more of an influence on one of the most wrenching ...

Sep 26, 2012
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