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Researchers Explore Why Women’s Alzheimer’s Risk Is Higher Than Men’s

August 12, 2019

Scientists are beginning to understand why Alzheimer’s disease affects more women than men and why the disease seems to progress more quickly in women’s brains. The explanation appears to involve social, biological and genetic differences, researchers reported Tuesday at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference in Los Angeles. One study looked at sex differences involving a toxic protein called tau, which tends to spread like an infection through the brains of people with Alzheimer’s. “We think it goes from neuron to neuron and goes from one part of the brain to the next part,” says Sepideh Shokouhi, a research assistant professor... View Article

More Seniors Have Difficulty Figuring Out How to Make Ends Meet

October 14, 2014
Low Retirement Income

Nationwide, Seniors’ Income is Below Recommended Levels If you feel that your senior family member’s income from retirement savings, Social Security, pension, and investments is slightly below the level you’re comfortable with, you are not alone! Retired people across the country are facing retirement income shortages compared to the current cost of living, according to an annual survey. There are quite a few different factors affecting this situation, including rising fuel/food costs, an increase in the income of many working people, and high costs for services and products that seniors need. How a “Comfortable Income” is Calculated It’s impossible to... View Article

Enlisting Lawyers: How to Help Prevent Financial Abuse

September 9, 2014
Lawyers Financial Abuse

New Effort Aims to Fight Elder Abuse There are lots of things that seniors and their families can do to make it harder for scammers, thieves, and crime rings to steal money from them. As the first line of defense, family members need to step in when their elderly loved one begins to show signs of cognitive impairment, which leaves him vulnerable to fast-talking con men. But far more help is needed, according to experts in the field, and soon it may be on the way. A pair of senior advocacy groups are creating a program that would get lawyers... View Article

Free Asset Protection Workshop August 21, 2014

July 22, 2014
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Free Asset Protection Workshop The Effects That Chronic Illness Can Have On Your Estate How To Live Into Your Golden Years Without Going Broke! RAFFLE PRIZES!!   REFRESHMENTS!!   INFORMATIONAL  MATERIALS Thursday evening, August 21, 2014, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. LAX Chamber of Commerce Meeting Room,9100 S. Sepulveda Blvd., Suite 210, Los Angeles, CA  90045 To register, go to  Come to this FREE Community Workshop aimed at 50-65 year olds, sponsored by local businesses with specialized knowledge and experience, and by the LAX Coastal Chamber of Commerce. Learn what is covered by Medicare after retirement. Make your wishes known to your family by preparing a... View Article

Home Services: Buyer Beware!

July 8, 2014
Elder Care Los Angeles Scammers at Door

Some Shopping Advice From Elder Care near Los Angeles It is a little old-fashioned to go door to door selling a product or service. Since Internet and media advertising can reach such a large audience quickly, most businesses have abandoned the practice of actually ringing doorbells. There is a major exception to this rule: fraudulent companies that are simply trying to get a check, then disappear from sight. Elder care near Los Angeles has some advice for seniors, their caregivers, and anyone else who might be tempted to pay for a service on the spot. Consider the Probabilities It’s true... View Article