Elder care

Study Suggests Possible Link to Alzheimers
A new study indicates there may be a link between a person's exposure to the pesticide DDT and their chances of developing Alzheimer's disease.
Researchers in the U.K. found Alzheimer's patients had four times as much DDT lingering in their bodies as people without the disease...
Who Will Make the Decisions for Your Parents?
In families with several children there always seems to be one responsible one. New research finds that daughters are most often making decisions for their elderly parents when they're in the hospital.
Researchers say elderly hospital patients are frequently too impaired to make their own medica…