The thought of losing independence scares many elderly adults. Their ability to remain in their own homes is often a difficult topic for their adult children to bring up. Aging parents may be reluctant to admit they need help, worried that it implies they can no longer take care of themselves.
Some counties in Montana are barely inching forward in terms of life expectancy and Yellowstone County is one of them. They aren't necessarily falling behind, but they aren't improving much either.
The Montana Gerontology Society's 30th annual conference, "Project Baby Boomers: Trends, Alternatives, Expectations" will be Wednesday and Thursday at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman.
The Montana Gerontology Society will be holding its 30th annual conference, "Project Baby Boomers -- Trends, Expectations, & Alternatives." It will be held April 25-26 at the Holiday Inn in Bozeman. Educational sessions will be offered to professionals in the field of aging, as well as t…
The Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging wants to recognize all Montanans who will over 100 years old this year during a special luncheon at the 43rd annual Governor’s Conference’s on Oct. 4 in Billings and Oct. 6 in Havre.
In March 2010, Congress passed the first comprehensive elder abuse prevention law, the Elder Justice Act. It was an important victory for advocates of the aging. But, more than a year later, the law remains unfunded, said the national coordinator of the Elder Justice Coalition.