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MORE THAN 1/3 OF AMERICANS THINK MEDICARE WILL COVER THEIR LTC NEEDS
Monday, May 23
Many Americans anticipate Medicare to cover their long-term care needs, including extended nursing home stays, according to the results of a survey released Thursday.
McKnight's

FOOD LABEL MAKEOVER WILL BENEFIT BOOMERS
Friday, May 20
Bigger font on nutrition labels and bold calorie amounts are part of the FDA makeover, the first in 20 years. It's designed to help consumers make healthier eating choices.
CNN Health News

EXERCISE TIED TO LOWER RISK OF MORE THAN A DOZEN CANCERS
Wednesday, May 18
From avoiding liver to stomach cancer, exercise is now known to have an ever greater health benefit in reducing risk. The New York Times

MUSIC REACHES MEMORIES FOR SACRAMENTO SENIORS WITH ALZHEIMER’S
Monday, May 16
CAHF's Music & Memory Project is highlighted in a profile on the program featuring Eskaton Care Center in Greenhaven. Sacramento Bee

USEFUL APPS CLUB EVALUATES SENIOR TECH AND SERVICES
Friday, May 13
More seniors than ever are using tablets and today’s large-screen smartphones. Now a new review group has formed to test and evaluate smartphone and tablet apps that can help with getting everyday things done as an older adult. Long-Term Living

TAILORED REHABILITATION THERAPY FOR DEMENTIA
Thursday, May 12 
Getting residents to participate fully in their physical, occupational and speech therapy is difficult enough. But for residents with cognitive decline, achieving successful therapy outcomes can be a monumental challenge. Long-Term Living

CAHF SEEKS LOAN ASSISTANCE FOR LOW INCOME NURSING HOME RESIDENTS
Wednesday, May 11
CAHF is advocating for new legislation to insure low income nursing home residents have a decent place to live. Read more

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