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Do You Have Back Pain?

Back pain. Weakening bones. Bone fractures that don’t heal quickly. These are all the realities of osteoporosis, an often debilitating condition that puts your bones in a constant state...
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New Discovery! Connection between Hypertension & Dementia

There are many articles out there that speak to senior health including dementia and hypertension as separate issues. This latest news, from less than a week ago, is very interesting....
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When Aging, Insecure Parents Call For Whatever

It’s getting late, like around 11 pm when you’re supposed to be either watching the news or already in bed with a book or listening to music and nearing...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...