Seniors in School: It’s a thing.

As many people across the country prepare to get out school for the summer and enjoy a well-deserved break, there is a smaller, but very determined group of students that…

Sunrays, Skin Cancer and Seniors

Before you know it, summer will be here in full swing. And for most of us, that means more sun. While it gives life, feeds us beneficial vitamins and even…

High Blood Pressure in Seniors

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, affects two out of every three people over the age of 75. Medically defined as “blood pressure that measures over 140/90 mm Hg”…

Intimacy in Senior Years

Lately, the topic of intimacy in senior years has become increasingly approached in the public domain. The reason could stem from a number of things, such as the fact that…

Could Your Elderly Loved One Be a Hoarder?

Piles of clothing multiple feet high, that hasn’t been worn for years. Boxes upon boxes of magazine clippings that crumble into dust when you touch them. Spoiled food from months…

Lung Cancer: Children of Seniors, Take Note

Lung cancer is the most common cancer in the world. In the U.S., following prostate cancer in men and breast cancer in women, lung cancer is the most common, with…

Asthma: Seniors Get It Too

Coughing. Wheezing. Difficulty breathing. Tightening of the chest. Asthma has long been considered an affliction of the young, as many people begin exhibiting symptoms as early as before grade school….

Prostate Cancer: Still Prevalent Amid Advances

Prostate cancer is the second most common cause of cancer death in men, affecting one in six in their lifetimes, according to the National Institute of Health. Also a fact:…

Stroke: More Than a Senior Threat

Stroke can occur as early as inside the womb. Due to its ability to render muscles weak or even inoperable, hinder balance, and affect speech, the complications from stroke can…

Caregiver Burnout

If you could steal a few hours for yourself each day, what would that look like: Exercise? Sitting down with a good book? Catching up on 4 weeks of your…