November is known as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. It has been recognized since 1983 when there were less than two million people with the disease. Today, that number has grown to over five million.
Seniors often think that if their current prescription on their glasses is working sell, there might not be a reason for an annual vision exam. Neglecting or not realizing the importance of these exams can lead to potentially...
I think it’s safe to say that we would all like to live in our own homes and maintain our sense of independence for our entire lifespan. However, most of us won’t get to experience that. Approximately 70% of every senior age 65...
As the leaves begin to change into vibrant colors of red, orange and yellow, it means fall is upon us. The air begins to get cooler, flavorful foods are stocked on the shelves and football season is in full swing.
September 22, 2018, the first day of fall, marks the 10th annual National Falls Prevention Awareness Day.
World Alzheimer’s Month 2018 is September and is run by Alzheimer’s Disease International, (ADI). The aim of the month is to raise awareness and challenge stigma surrounding Alzheimer’s and dementia.
A timely response is critical when a caregiver witnesses a fall. Taking the appropriate actions at the appropriate time could help save a senior’s life.
While summer provides ample opportunities to enjoy the sunshine and be outdoors, it can also come with an increased risk of dehydration.
Most of us, no matter our age, do not use enough sunscreen, nor do we apply it as frequently as needed. Here are some tips!
The key to making this transition a smooth one is to prepare for the good and the bad while setting some realistic expectations for the beginning of their stay after the move to a new home.