NEWS

April 30, 2019

Senior Fraud Prevention

Seniors can make easy targets for fraud, whether it’s for unbelievable investment returns or fraudulent sweepstakes prizes. Fraud on seniors can happen by phone, mail, in […]
April 30, 2019

Foot Health Information

Mobility is a vital component of independence, making the foot ailments that often plague the elderly especially worrisome. While it may not spring to mind as […]
April 30, 2019

Food And Drug Interactions

Approximately half of Americans aged 65 and older take five or more medications daily, and many mix prescription drugs, OTC medications and herbal supplements, according to […]
April 30, 2019

Senior Flu Prevention

Getting the flu can be a nasty experience, no matter what your age or general health, and each year flu shots are a major public health […]
April 30, 2019

Elderly Fecal Incontinence

Symptoms & Care In 1985, while giving birth to her son, Nancy Norton received a fourth-degree laceration of her external sphincter muscle. Since that injury, Norton […]
April 29, 2019

Senior Fall Prevention

A simple fall can change your life. Just ask any of the thousands of older men and women who fall each year and break a bone […]
April 29, 2019

Essential Document Locator Checklist

Adult children of aging parents are often caught without the essential documents their parents need in an emergency situation. Knowing where the official records are located […]
April 29, 2019

Sudden Senior Weight Loss: A Sign Caregivers Can’t Ignore

Three years ago, when Nicole Wilhelm, a public relations executive in Jacksonville, Florida, was in the throes of wedding planning, she visited her 68-year-old father in […]
April 29, 2019

Guide to Elder Care Planning & Family Meetings

By Jeannette Franks, PhD, a passionate gerontologist who teaches at University of Washington and Bastyr University. She is the author of a book on assisted living […]
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