New Jersey falls in the middle of the pack in its quality of long-term services and support for the elderly and developmentally disabled adults, according to a recently released state-by-state scorecard from AARP, The Commonwealth Fund, and The SCAN Foundation.
WASHINGTON (AP) -- How old is too old for a colonoscopy? A surprising number of people older than 75 haven't ever been screened for colon cancer - and researchers reported Monday that it's not too late for them to get caught up.
Most New Jersey residents aren't bothered by the idea of aging, but few are making plans for end-of-life care, according to a "Health Matters" poll released by Monmouth University and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute.
I just wanted to send out this reminder to check on your elderly friends, family, and neighbors, especially if you know someone who uses a CPAP machine, ventilator or anything else which requires them to use electricity or has a rechargeable battery.