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2014-10-01 23:14:49

This weekend Pope Francis drew the world's attention to neglect of the elderly, which he called "tantamount to hidden euthanasia." A new survey of elder care experts in the U.S.

2014-09-24 23:09:45

Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according a new survey of elder care experts released today.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.