Tag: Seniors

Fact Sheet: Aging in the United States

Straight from The Population Reference Bureau http://www.prb.org/Publications/Media-Guides/2016/aging-unitedstates-fact-sheet.aspx (January 2016) The Population Reference Bureau report, “Aging in the United States,” examines recent trends and disparities among adults ages 65 and older, and how baby boomers born between 1946 and 1964 will reshape America’s older population. In 2016, baby boomers will be between ages 52 and 70. Below are […]

What It Means When a Person With Dementia Says: ‘I Want to Go Home’ ‘Home’ can refer to a place, time or even person.

By Brenda Avadian, Contributor |Nov. 20, 2015, at 7:30 a.m. What It Means When a Person With Dementia Says: ‘I Want to Go Home’ At age 86, my father took his first and only commercial airplane flight. His wife died three years earlier from congestive heart failure. He found solace in the basement tinkering with electronic and mechanical parts. He […]