As a geriatric care manager, I am considered an expert in issues relating to the elderly. However, where my mother is concerned, I am just a daughter who cares. She often takes the advice of friends […]
Falls are the leading cause of death, injury and hospital admissions among the elderly population. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), one out of every four Americans aged 65 and older falls every year.
BY CAROL BRADLEY BURSACK Siblings! For some lucky families, having a bunch of adult siblings gather around and plan how to take care of Mom and Dad as their parents’ health begins to fail is a great […]
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 […]
(Special thanks to Caregiving.com for this article). An emergency call comes into dispatch from a grocery store manager that requests police assistance during a shoplifting incident in which a woman fills her purse with items from their […]
By Charlene Brannon | Nov 24, 2014 Many people are familiar with it: the grassy or greasy odor that permeates elder care facilities, grandparents’ homes and other similar places. Commonly referred to as “old people smell,” […]