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Can Your Medications Cause Falls?

Many of us take medication as we age but do we check to see if this medication may make us prone to falling? Older...

Grapes – Can They Aid in the Fight Against Alzheimer’s?

Recently, there have been several studies done on whether or not grapes can aid in the fight against Alzheimer's disease. Scientists have tested people...

How to Prevent the Abuse of Seniors

Preventing the abuse of seniors involves learning about how it is accomplished and recognizing it when you see it happening. Just as with any...

Telling Your Children That Their Grandparent Has Dementia

Children are often bewildered and upset when a grandparent becomes ill. Telling your children that their grandparent has dementia can be difficult, especially if...

Senior Pedestrian Safety

Walking is good for us and as a major source of exercise for the elderly, senior pedestrian safety has to be taken into consideration....

Comfort in Palliative Care

Having choices at the end of your life and being comfortable as well as feeling loved while in palliative care are choices not available...

How Can You Treat Difficult Dementia Behavior?

The ongoing challenge in dealing with and managing Alzheimer's patient behaviors is to understand the medications available and which are the best to use....

Senior Dehydration Can Be Deadly

Dehydration can occur quite easily in seniors and is not always immediately noticeable. Preventing senior dehydration and treating it can be managed with some...

How to Manage Senior Anemia

Senior anemia is a relatively misunderstood condition, showing up as a lowered red blood cell count. As we age, anemia becomes more common and can...

Is There Sex in Your Seventies? You Betcha!

We don't talk about it, especially with our friends and family, but the issue of sexual ability worries us more as we become seniors....