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Alive Inside Video

 As dementia continues to affect millions of elderly Americans, Alive Inside: A Story of Music & Memory reveals a remarkable, music-based breakthrough that has already transformed lives. Spearheaded by social worker Dan Cohen and captured on camera over the course of three years by filmmaker Michael Rossato-Bennett, we learn that songs from a patient’s […]

Aging in America: Crisis in long-term care

 There are currently about 40 million Americans over the age of 65, and those over 80 are the fastest-growing segment of our population. Rita Braver reports on a group of seniors who have banded together and found a way to make their golden years not just affordable, but truly “golden.” View more on cbsnews.com

The Amelia Project – How are you Aging?

In America, at least 60 million people will turn 65 by the year 2020.  Why is this important?  As of 2015, about 34.2 million Americans provided UNPAID care to an adult age 50 or older. [National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP. (2015)]   If 34.2 million provided care in 2015, and more people are aging each […]