Alternatives for Seniors Company Profile

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Since 1992, Alternatives for Seniors has been a preferred, valued and comprehensive resource for information about senior housing and services. The semi-annual print and online senior housing directory includes information about nursing centers, assisted living, retirement communities, home health care and other service agencies. Additional information on topics such as Medicare and Medicaid, Alzheimer's and Dementia and what to look for when visiting a care facility can also be found in the guidebooks

News Articles [301 Associated News Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Should Doctors Decide When a Patient Is Too Old to Drive?

Americans are living longer, but physical changes make it difficult for some seniors to drive safely. Should doctors decide when a patient should no longer drive? Are there alternatives for seniors? ...

A Flawed Bill That Would Harm Seniors

The Medicare prescription drug program has been a remarkable success for both seniors and taxpayers, ...

Medical News Today: Are there any alternatives to Flomax?

BPH is a condition often treated with a drug called Flomax. A number of alternatives can help people with BPH relieve their symptoms and feel better.

How The Lives Of Seniors In The U.S. Match Up Against The Rest Of The World

A new index shows seniors in the US are better off than in most developed countries, but score in the middle-of-the-pack when it comes to some important measures.

Medical News Today: Good moods may boost flu shot efficacy for seniors

Flu vaccines are often less efficient in seniors, but a new study suggests that positive moods may improve the immune system response in people 65 or over.

UnitedHealth Group Predicts 50% Of Seniors Will Choose Medicare Advantage

The percentage of seniors in Medicare Advantage plans could hit 50%, UnitedHealth Group says. Currently about 35% of seniors are enrolled in such MA Plans.

Medicare Monday: Study finds mortality rates for elderly have decreased every year since creation of Part D

On Medicare Monday, we’ve talked about how Medicare Part D’s competitive structure improves access to affordable prescription drug coverage for seniors and individuals with disabilitie...

Seniors with Type 2 diabetes may have increased risk for fracture

Though seniors with type 2 diabetes (T2D) tend to have normal or higher bone density than their peers, researchers have found that they are more likely to succumb to fractures than seniors without T2D...

Drugs and Medications [8 Associated Drugs and Medications listed on BioPortfolio]

Mental alertness for seniors [King Bio Inc.]

Mental Alertness for Seniors

Nitrogen [Linde LLC]

Nitrogen NF Bulk Liquid

Nitrogen [Linde Canada LTD]

Nitrogen NF Bulk Liquid

Nitrogen [Linde Gas Puerto Rico, Inc]

Nitrogen NF Bulk Liquid

Oxygen [Linde LLC]

Oxygen USP Bulk Liquid

PubMed Articles [184 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Laughing off the Stereotypes: Age and Aging in Seniors' Online Sex-Related Humor.

Focusing on sex, the most salient topic featured in ageist jokes, this study aims at exploring the extent to which seniors' own humor reflects common ageist stereotypes or rather echoes contemporary c...

The Technology Acceptance of a TV Platform for the Elderly Living Alone or in Public Nursing Homes.

In Mexico, many seniors are alone for most of the day or live in public nursing homes. Simple interaction with computer systems is required for older people. This is why we propose the exploration of ...

Feet deformities are correlated with impaired balance and postural stability in seniors over 75.

Understanding the factors and mechanisms that determine balance in seniors appears vital in terms of their self-reliance and overall safety. The study aimed to determine the relationship between the f...

Identification of Seniors at Risk scale as a simple tool of elderly patients' assessment in an acute hospital department.

e aim of the study was to evaluate the usefulness of Identification of Seniors at Risk (ISAR) scale among elderly patients admitted to the department of internal medicine.

Animal experimentation and alternatives: revealed preferences.

Clinical Trials [222 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Screening for Mental Health Concerns for at-Risk Community Living Chinese Seniors

The study is designed to answer the following research questions: 1. Evaluate the acceptability of mental health screening and of the instruments used in a sample of community livi...

Engaging Depressed Low-Income Seniors in Mental Health Services

This two-stage research study will 1. train caseworkers in three participating New York City Neighborhood Houses to screen their clients for depression, and 2. examine the...

Improving Surgical Safety of Seniors Through Preoperative Cognitive Screening

The hypothesis is that structured preoperative cognitive screening of seniors is feasible without specialized staff and can help preoperatively identify persons at high risk of complicatio...

Use of COLD-fX to Prevent Respiratory Infections in Community Dwelling Seniors

Seniors are a population vulnerable to respiratory infections. It is hypothesized that regular use of COLD-fX following an influenza vaccination would potentially augment immune response ...

EmPOWERing Active Seniors With Energy

A study comparing the emPOWER Ankle System to standard carbon fiber prosthetic feet, in active seniors.

Companies [226 Associated Companies listed on BioPortfolio]

Alternatives for Seniors

Since 1992, Alternatives for Seniors has been a preferred, valued and comprehensive resource for information about senior housing and services. The semi-annual print and online senior housing directo...

On Lok Lifeways

For more than 40 years, On Lok has provided comprehensive medical and social services to frail seniors, enabling them to live at home as long as possible. On Lok’s health car...

Senior Community Centers

Senior Community Centers is a nonprofit agency dedicated to keeping San Diego seniors healthy and independent. Founded in 1970, the organization creates collaborative partn...

Senior Lifestyle Corporation

Chicago-based Senior Lifestyle Corporation, founded in 1985, is a leader in the development, operation and ownership of seniors housing and the implementation of innovative progra...

BPRC Web Site

Disease causes misery and large numbers of deaths in human populations worldwide. For many common deadly diseases there is still a desperate need for effective medicines. BPRC is a scientific research...

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