July 25, 2018
Inactivity, isolation, and depression are the greatest threats to an older adult’s mental and physical health.
July 23, 2018
Doesn’t the idea of respite sound glorious? Maybe a few days on the beach to help de-stress our mind. Or we could take a cruise to someplace warm and relaxing.
July 13, 2018
A number of things can cause anemia in seniors, such as chronic disease, iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency and bleeding.
May 11, 2018
My father was diagnosed with Wernicke–Korsakoff syndrome, a form of dementia resulting from chronic alcohol abuse. My dad, who worked hard his entire life, raised a family and built a strong reputation in his community, spent the […]
January 3, 2016
Being the caregiver of someone with rheumatoid arthritis can be emotionally and physically exhausting. Helping someone cope with RA is not an easy task and can sometimes lead to out-of-control emotions in the caregiver as well. […]
January 2, 2016
Antibiotic Treatment in Elderly Patients with AECB Elderly patients have alterations in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics as a result of drug interactions, and decreases in renal and metabolic clearances of drugs are seen with many drugs used […]
May 14, 2015
Take advantage of local, social programs, like Meals on wheels at your local senior centers. They usually also have adult day care for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients free, or at low cost. Art classes, Bingo, Wii […]
April 28, 2015
Watch out for signs of depression, and know where to get professional help if you need it! Doctors routinely prescribe anti-depressants to take the edge off of a depression that is the result of a chemical […]
April 24, 2015
Know the symptoms of BURNOUT! When you feel yourself feeling or experiencing ANY of these, you may be very close, or actually experiencing BURNOUT:
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