The Case of the Angry Senior

Grumpy. Cantankerous. Mean. Nasty. No, those aren’t long lost Smurfs. Unfortunately, these are some of the words that have been used time and again to describe elderly people we have known. Perhaps…

Seniors & Lewy Body Dementia

A while back in the 805Aging blog, we discussed the topic of dementia, focusing mainly on Alzheimer’s disease. But as you may know, there are other types that exist, including…

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…

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…