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Tools For Dementia Assessment

Tools For Dementia Assessment

50 million people around the world suffer from some sort of dementia, its most common causes being Alzheimer’s disease and vascular abnormalities. Testing to determine dementia’s specific origins involves a sophisticated process of elimination; there is no single...
Making Senior Homes Safer

Making Senior Homes Safer

No matter how healthy and fit we are as we age or whether we live at home or in a senior living community, once we pass 65 we are unfortunately at greater risk of falling. The CDC estimates that risk at 25%; if we do actually take a tumble, the risk of a second spill...
The Basics of Long-term Health Insurance

The Basics of Long-term Health Insurance

Recent news from the CDC paints an encouraging picture of American life expectancy, with more of us than ever living longer, healthier lives. And yet greater life expectancy can still carry a higher risk for chronic health problems like heart disease and diabetes that...
Forging New Connections As Seniors

Forging New Connections As Seniors

It can be challenging to make new friends in life’s later stages. The pipeline of connections often dwindles, with friends and family moving away or passing on, and natural workplace camaraderie replaced by the more solitary pace of retirement. In fact, our senior...
Tips For Organizing Prescription Meds

Tips For Organizing Prescription Meds

Is your elderly parent struggling to manage prescription medications? If so, you’re not alone. A staggering 83% of adults  over the age of 65 are taking at least one medication, with as many as half of all seniors taking 5 or more medications at one time. Staying on...
Helping Families Cope with Alzheimer’s

Helping Families Cope with Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease continues to threaten our elder population, affecting almost 6M seniors in the US. With someone in this country diagnosed every 65 seconds, chances are you know a friend or neighbor caring for an affected family member. It can be heartbreaking and...