Elderly Diabetes: Reverse The Trend In 2016

Welcome to 2016! If you have New Year’s resolutions, here’s to getting the most out of them and staying on your desired path. And if you’re lucky, maybe you’ll have…

Arm Your Elderly Loved One Against Scams

Traditionally, this is the time of year for reflection, glad tidings, and overall hope for the future. While everyone’s experience will not identically reflect this, we will still try our…

Physical Fitness at 65+

Honk if you love to exercise. I’ll wait. The truth is, some of us absolutely enjoy weightlifting, running, kickboxing, and other activities that elevate our heart rate, thereby making us…

Falling While Elderly – Get Ahead of the Issue

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death for people 65 and older. According to the CDC, one out of every three people in that demographic falls each year. Fewer…

Traveling With Your Aging Parents

The holidays bring families together. Well, actually… planes, trains and automobiles do. And if this holiday season includes travel with your elderly parents, a little planning and preparation can go…

Eye Care and Caution for the Elderly

The face of your newborn child. The ocean at sunset. Spectacular Fourth of July fireworks. The smiling eyes of your life partner. These can all be centerpieces of amazing, lifelong…

Healthy Eating for Elderly Loved Ones

The goose is getting fat. And the turkey is beginning to suspect a few things. Thanksgiving may be an odd time to discuss healthy eating, since many of us tend…

A Quiet Affliction – Elderly Depression

Some days are just better than others. That’s a fact. There will be times in all of our lives when it seems like a dark cloud has parked itself above…

Aging Parents and Money Matters

For many of us, the topic of money – particularly our own – can be one of the most emotional and intimate ones out there. Money issues lead to over…

Living to 100 – It Could Happen.

People are living longer lives than ever before in history. The National Institute on Aging states that in the U.S. alone, life expectancy doubled in the 20th century. And, get…