In the midst of the ravening Hurricane Florence, we are reminded of the vulnerability of the elderly population during natural disasters like hurricanes. Seniors “are not only the most likely to die in hurricanes, but
You may think that earwax is an innocuous concern, but this greasy, usually grotesque, buildup can cause serious problems when gone unrecognized, especially for the 2.2 million people living in nursing home or assisted living
Aging means taking more steps to take charge of our lives and health. For seniors, maintaining a healthy body and mind can take a little more work than when they were younger. If you’re a
Aging is a wonderful and unique path each of us follows. There is no perfect scenario for any one of us, in fact there are times when things seem to go off track. Off track
With people living longer, it is only logical to make adaptions to the homes of seniors to make them more senior-friendly, to minimize the risk of an accident. Many children in their 50’s are
As our parents or grandparents age, we might find that a change in their living situation is necessary. The most likely scenario is if mom falls and breaks her hip. This unfortunately is very common.