Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

A major health and safety concern that comes with aging is fall risk. Seniors tend to be more likely to fall which can lead to fractures, sprains, or contusions that can be difficult to bounce back from. September 23rd is Falls Prevention Awareness Day and a great time to brush up on some of the … Continue reading Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

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Navigating Senior Care Options: What’s Right for Your Loved One?

Caring for an aging parent can be exhausting and time consuming depending on the level of support they need. You’re trying to balance your own life and family’s needs along with those of an aging parent. Understanding how to navigate senior care options can make ensuring your loved one is well cared for and their … Continue reading Navigating Senior Care Options: What’s Right for Your Loved One?

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Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

When the weather turns colder and daylight is shorter, many seniors tend to spend more time indoors. However, this can also mean becoming more sedentary and isolated. Even in winter, it is important to maintain regular physical activity and stimulate the mind too. This not only boosts health, it can help you to feel better … Continue reading Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

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Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease has gained more attention over the years thanks to people speaking out about their diagnoses and raising awareness. A number of well-known individuals have struggled with this disease including Michael J. Fox, Muhammad Ali, Janet Reno, Alan Alda, Neil Diamond, and Linda Ronstadt. Because Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disease, it affects each … Continue reading Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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Senior Living: Knowing your long term care options is crucial

 PUBLISHED in the DAILY BREEZE: October 15, 2018 at 6:00 am https://www.dailybreeze.com/2018/09/21/senior-living-knowing-your-long-term-care-options-is-crucial/ By David W. Hart, Ph.D. Contributing writer We’re an aging population and the statistics are eye-opening to say the least: 77 million Baby Boomers; 10,000 are reaching retirement age each day; And about 45% of them have zero retirement savings to support them in … Continue reading Senior Living: Knowing your long term care options is crucial

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