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State of New York: Cardiovascular Health in New York State: A Plan for 2004 – 2010

After years of health promotion targeting individuals, the public health community has learned that the environment in which a person lives and works plays a role in health behavior. The New York State Cardiovascular Health Plan is grounded in this new understanding; that is, in giving attention not only to the behavior of individuals but also to the environments in which they live.

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State of Delaware’s Diabetes Control Program (DCP)

The Goal:
• Enhance and provide effective programs and services that target adults age 50
and older.
• Focus on the prevention, management, and control of diabetes and the promotion of
healthy lifestyles.
• Focus on increasing educational outreach and awareness to at-risk populations.
• Provide culturally sensitive and community-based services.

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State of New Jersey Departmet of Health & Senior Services

If you, or someone close to you, is in a hospital or nursing facility and could benefit from this program, ask to speak with the Community Choice counselor assigned to that facility or call our toll-free number at 1-877-856-0877.

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COMMONWEALTH OF PENNSYLVANIA OFFICE OF LONG-TERM LIVING PENNSYLVANIA SENIOR CARE AND SERVICES STUDY COMMISSION

This fact places providers in a difficult position of attempting to meet consumers varied preferences while complying with regulations and an inequitable and arbitrary funding system that has failed to meet the actual cost of care for decades.
For example, the capital costs for nursing facilities under the Medicaid program are capped at one-tenth of the actual cost and have been for over 20 years despite numerous and costly increases in regulations during that period of time.

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Susceptible Senior Citizens

In general, there seems to be an overall reluctance to report financial exploitation. Elderly victims may fail to report the crime either because of their own incapacity or because of the stigma they feel may be attached to their being identified as a victim. An older person may also be reluctant to report a relative or caregiver because of the emotional attachment to that perso

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Neuroticism, Extraversion, and Mortality in a Defined Population of Older Persons

Conclusions: The results suggest that higher extraversion and lower neuroticism are associated with reduced risk of mortality in old age and that these associations are mediated in part by personality-related patterns of cognitive, social, and physical activity.
Key Words: neuroticism • extraversion • mortality • cognitive activity • social activity • physical activity

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Maryland, Department of Aging FAQ

My mother lives out-of-state and is no longer able to take care of herself due to declining health. How can I find out what services are available in her state?

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