Avoiding Elder Dehydration: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Everyone knows that water is essential to life, but many don’t understand how important hydration is as we age. Like infants and children, the elderly...

Tips for Teaching Technology to Seniors

Keeping up with technology is no easy task, even for those who use it all day every day. From laptops to tablets to smartphones, it can quickly become...

Caregiver Crisis Planning: What You Need

You’re at work, digging into your daily routine and the phone rings. It’s your mom’s neighbor calling to tell you your mom took a fall and is on the...

Eyes and Aging: Diseases and Disorders to Watch For

Time takes a toll on our bodies, and our eyes are no exception. Most people start experiencing eye changes as they reach middle age. You may need...

Diet and Dementia: Experts Agree, What You Eat Matters

Dementia is one of the most insidious conditions afflicting humanity — people of every race in every country around the world. As we age, dementia...

Senior Living: Medical Technology Trends

Today’s seniors grew up in a world of black-and-white television (if any), transistor radios, and wall-mounted telephones. Needless to say: Boy, have...

Inpatient Rehab: What to Expect

If inpatient rehab is on the calendar for you, you’re probably wondering what’s in store. A good place to begin is with the definition of...

Understanding Medicare and Medicaid — What’s the Difference?

Insurance and health care in general can be very confusing. One of the most baffling things to many is the difference between Medicare and Medicaid....

Senior Health: What’s the Difference Between Rehab and Skilled Nursing?

Understanding the many differences between various kinds of health care services and facilities can be a daunting task, especially when you’re...

Senior Health: 5 Health Signs You Should Never Ignore

 

Everyday aches and pains seem to escalate with age. With this consistent increase, it might seem like sickness is always knocking at the front door,...

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