Aging

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Aging and Intimacy
Alzheimer’s disease affects some 5 million Americans, up to 5 percent have early-onset Alzheimer’s, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. These are people in their 40s and 50s. Part two of the "Aging and Intimacy" series explores the very real loss of intimacy between spouses when dementia strikes.
Apr. 7, 2017
Senior housing is a growing industry in the Valley. And a lot goes into not only the development of a community, but also the look and feel. And that's where LuAnn Thoma-Holec of Thoma-Holec Design in Mesa comes in. She's in the business of designing senior housing.
Nov. 1, 2016
dementia tempe
The City of Tempe will kick off a conversation Saturday to learn how to improve the lives of people living with dementia and their caregivers.
Mar. 18, 2016
Hospice of the Valley's office
Dying is a process we will all experience. For some, death comes quickly, for others it can be days. Families often don’t know what to expect. But there is a small army of volunteers who sit at the bedside of those about to die.
Aug. 25, 2015
Older adults who stop driving are twice as likely to suffer from depression and are five times as likely to enter a long-term care facility.
Jul. 23, 2015
Alzheimer’s disease affects more than five million Americans. One of those is Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell’s mother. Her illness has prompted Mitchell to push for Tempe to become a “dementia friendly” city.
Nov. 24, 2014

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