caregiving

7 Tips to Help Make Caregiving Easier

Caregiving means leaving behind the life you had and embarking on a totally new style of living. You are essentially putting your life on hold in order to be...
cognitive decline

Hearing The Same Thing Over And Over? Be Patient And Listen

In my geriatric practice one of the complaints of families is how often their loved one tells them the same thing over and over. They use that symptom as evidence...
senor hypertension

Alarming Rates of Hypertension in Seniors

More than half of all seniors have it: hypertension, better known as high blood pressure. Blood pressure is actually an overall view of your general health, particularly of your circulatory...
senior safety

Top 8 Reasons for Getting a Medical Alert Bracelet

People make sure that their loved ones stay safe by getting them a personal emergency response system or a medical alert bracelet.  These systems call emergency personnel at the...
seniors driving

A Parent Facing The Loss Of Their Driver’s License

One of the biggest challenges your parent may face is the impending or actual loss of the ability to drive, or the loss of the driver's license. Some elders have...
senior driving

Driving the Car: A Major Symbol of Independence for the Elderly

How many years have your parents been driving? Maybe 40 years? Fifty? Sixty? However long, just like for all of us, it’s a major symbol of independence for the elderly. It’s...
senior living

Mystery Solved- Why Senior Eating Habits Change!

You often hear that our eating habits and food choices change with age. The teenage junk food phase often changes to healthy choices as we enter adulthood and have...