Seniors and Hip Replacement

A few months back in our article about the potential effects of falls on the elderly, we discussed the dismal statistics associated with seniors who experience hip injuries. Fifty percent…

Shortage of geriatricians: What does this really mean?

If we’ve learned nothing else during our time together, we know that Americans are living longer lives than ever. We’re taking better care of ourselves, and modern medicine is helping…

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…

Elderly Dementia: A Growing Issue

The World Health Organization (WHO) recently released a fact sheet which contained some sobering findings about Earth’s elderly and aging population. Some highlights include: By 2050, the world’s over-60 population…

Tips For Long-Distance Elder Care

Caring for our elderly loved ones can involve juggling a cornucopia of varied responsibilities, from ensuring their personal hygiene to managing their bank accounts and assets; scheduling doctor visits to…

Elder Abuse and How To Prevent It

The decision to adopt elder living solutions for a loved one is never an easy one, nor should it be. Much research, thought and consideration takes place when selecting just…

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Keeping the Golden Years Shining

What does healthy aging mean? World travel? Leisure activities like golf or tennis? How about something as simple as spending time with friends or the grandkids, or relaxing with a…

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Care Management: Times They Are A Changin’

Judge Scolds Lawyer for Having Baby in Court http://www.cnn.com/2014/10/20/living/judge-attorney-infant-court-parents/index.html A CNN article appeared online in October of 2014 about an Atlanta judge who reprimanded an immigration attorney for bringing her…