July 13, 2018
A number of things can cause anemia in seniors, such as chronic disease, iron deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency and bleeding.
June 18, 2018
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 […]
June 14, 2018
In my 17th summer my Grandpa Golden had a stroke that took away his health and ability to walk or speak, but worst of all, his pride. Grandma called to say, “If Carol would come and […]
May 17, 2018
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.
February 28, 2018
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 […]
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 […]
July 25, 2015
(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 […]
April 7, 2015
As us baby boomers get older, and our parents become less independent, there comes a time when the roles of both of us reverse. We become the parent, and they become the children.
December 10, 2014
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,” […]
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