Things to Consider When Choosing a Medical Alert System

May 28, 2018

  Safety is a major concern in the old age, and there are many ways we can work to ensure our safety or that of our senior loved ones. These ways may include keeping in touch with friends in relatives on a regular basis, leading a more active and healthy lifestyle to prevent or defer […]

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Top Tips to Pay Less for Your Meds

May 24, 2018

  At some point in life, each of us will need medication. For example, you may need it when you catch a cold or the flu. There are also some people with health conditions that require them to always purchase medication, even from a young age. Moreover, as you advance to your later stages of […]

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Five Amazing Activities that Help with Dementia

May 16, 2018

  A life without constant accomplishment of meaningful daily tasks definitely takes a toll on us in the long run as most times these little accomplishments are the things that make us feel human and alive. Although the cognitive capabilities of people living with dementia may experience a major decline over time, it doesn’t diminish […]

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Post-acute Care: Significance and Future

May 4, 2018

  Post-acute care is a crucial aspect of medical care that is often underestimated, particularly by the patients. After a hospital stay following an accident, when a patient is discharged, comes the time to undergo intense recovery. Hospitals often treat a discharge as the end of their responsibility, after suggesting post-acute care facilities to turn […]

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Perspectives on Senior Nutrition

May 4, 2018

  Seniors are a rapidly growing segment of the US population, it’s a clear demographic trend and it affects all industry sectors in an increasingly significant manner. 18.5% of the US population is currently over 60, and the number is increasing as the baby boomer population gradually retires. One distinct area related to the aging […]

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Preparing for a Medical Event

April 28, 2018

  It may not be something people like to discuss or ponder, but it’s essential to consider as you grow older, whether or not you lead a life on your own. Living alone makes this issue ever more poignant, but it’s important to make a decision on it in any case. It’s estimated that approximately […]

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The Opioid Epidemic: Seniors Are Vulnerable

April 25, 2018

  The opioid epidemic in the US is on the rise, and, unfortunately, that’s no news to anyone any longer. In 2017, the HHS had actually declared a nationwide public health emergency, and it’s unlikely to dissolve into thin air any time soon. The problem was engendered by a spur in the use of prescription […]

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Physician-assisted Suicide – Issues and Attitudes

April 18, 2018

  Attitudes to death have been radically different throughout human history. From throwing unviable children off the cliff in Sparta, to honoring old age and death in traditional societies to elderly people going off into the woods to die in solitude in some other traditional cultures. Physician-assisted suicide has come a long way in the […]

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Proper Nutrition for Seniors

April 13, 2018

  We are what we eat. Well, at least our physical body is very significantly dependent on the nutrition we get, thus it’s only logical to put the highest quality food inside our bodies. It’s true at any age – for the children, because childhood is when the healthy foundation is laid out for the […]

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Challenges of Caregiving

April 11, 2018

  Caregiving is a very wide-ranging concept, and over the course of our lives the dominant majority of us will either provide care, require care or both. The extent of that care and its specific features will vary enormously, but just being human makes it a more than plausible situation. Much has been said about […]

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