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Chris Draper

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Chris is a blogger and avid reader of many genres and is particularly interested in how aging affects our lifestyles. She enjoys music, spending time with her family, both young and old and volunteers part-time as a caregiver to those with chronic pain issues.

Managing Symptoms at End of Life

When a loved one nears death, our main concern for them is comfort and relieving symptoms. Once friends and family realize there is no...

Ovarian Cancer in Senior Women

Ovarian cancer is any cancerous growth that occurs in the ovary. It is the 8th most common cancer in women in the U.S. One...

Bipolar Disorder in Seniors

Bipolar Disorder is a chronic psychiatric disorder. It affects the state of your mood. Often at times it includes manic highs and depressive lows....

September is Healthy Aging Month

We are all aging. Healthy Aging Month is a month to focus on the good things about getting older. It’s also to help all...

Things You Should Know About Cholesterol

Cholesterol is a waxy fat-like substance that is in the cells of your body. Some cholesterol is needed to make vitamin D and hormones....

Hearing Loss As You Age

More than half of all adults over 65 experience some degree of hearing loss. It usually begins quite early, usually in our 30’s or...

National Senior Citizens Day

Ronald Reagan declared August 21st National Senior Citizens Day in 1988.  This day was created to show appreciation to all of our seniors. It...

Senior Dental Care For Caregivers

Getting older means paying more attention to how we take care of ourselves. This includes our teeth. Many of us don’t think too much...

Social Interaction is a Part of Healthy Aging

As you get older, it is normal for your social circle to shrink. For those of us who become parents, we quickly notice that...

Why Seniors Choose Homecare

As our loved ones age, we begin to think of living arrangements for when they are no longer able to do all of the...