What do you do when you have nowhere to hide from a family history of illnesses? High blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and heart problems can be treated and monitored with medication, changing your diet, and regular doctor visits....
This Is Assisted Dying; A Doctor’s story of empowering patients at the end of life by Stephanie Green, MDHave you noticed that some deaths seem more tragic and unacceptable than others...and wondered why? If so, the quote below may explain.“Old...
Boomers are heading into (very) old age following a pandemic, a time of overt ageism and deficient eldercare. The front wave, now in their seventies, are on the brink of life changes that will be challenging for everyone –...
Hearing about Naomi Judd's passing due to her mental illness might be a wake-up call for some; however, there will still be others resistant to seeking treatment. I know several people who are either friends of mine or acquaintances...
Earth Day dates back to April in 1970. At that time people around the world gathered to bring more attention to smog prevention. Evidence had linked the pollution from smog with developmental delays in children. Currently, Earth Day is...
Family caregivers are stressed. They spend almost half of each month on tasks such as shopping, meal preparation, housekeeping and transportation. Almost all family caregivers help with dressing, personal hygiene and getting in and out of bed. The average...
Many of us enjoy celebrating Easter with our families and loved ones. Do you have a special senior in your life that you have included in your festivities? There are many special ways that you can include your elderly...
Many seniors with dementia still retain long term memory. They associate certain smells, seasons and people with particular holidays. For those who remember the enjoyment of Easter, different activities can help them bring back the joy of past holidays...
Covid and dreary weather keeping you in? Well, maybe you’ve forgotten how to be good to  yourself. Or you have forgotten what fun you can have at home doing activities. Believe it or not,  Legos makes sets for adults...
Mark Andrew, a self-taught musician, a man I have known for seven years, is one of those people who can make everyone he meets feel at ease. He is always there to help his friends in need, even if...