Baby Boomers in an Aging Population: How our Healthcare System Will be Forever Changed

Baby Boomers in Aging Population

The median age of most of the country is increasing, but what does this mean? The population of the U.S. is beginning to age, and this brings about a lot of changes. To understand what exactly this wi...

A Vegan Diet for Seniors: Can This Be a Healthy Choice?

vegan diet and seniors

More and more Americans are embracing vegetarian and vegan lifestyles — to capture the health benefits of a more nutritious diet, as well as to battle the country’s obesity epidemic. And this trend cu...

Home Care vs Assisted Living: Balancing the Needs of Your Aging Family Member

home care vs assisted living

As the American population continues to age — more and more baby boomers are moving into their 70s and 80s — families are increasingly tackling the challenging question about how to most effectively m...

Senior Dental Care: Keeping a Happy Smile Through The Golden Years

senior dental care

As we age, a strain is put on keeping that bright and happy smile throughout the years. Our teeth become more vulnerable to a wide range of oral health problems. There are a number of common oral heal...

Last Minute Gifts To Buy For Seniors For The Holidays

Last Minute Gifts For Seniors

Coming up with last minute gifts for the seniors in your life can be a challenge, especially when they already have everything! Even with Hanukkah just behind us and Christmas just around the corner, ...

Diabetes Awareness Month: Spreading the Knowledge

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes affects 29.1 millions of people in the USA. Every moment, people of all ages are facing the struggles brought about by a diabetes diagnosis. While the disease may be notorious and a household...

Elderly Skin Care: Tips for Taking Care of Aging Skin and Avoiding Disease

Elderly Skin Care

When we age, our bodies undergo several biological changes. These changes affect how our bodies work and react. One change we may notice is that your skin is not the same as it used to be. As we enter...

The Dangers of Dehydration in the Elderly — A Hidden Problem

Dehydration on in the Elderly

Dehydration is a common — yet frequently overlooked — problem that affects millions of seniors across the United States. Part of the reason that it tends to be overlooked is because of common misconce...

Common Problems with Home Health Care Agencies

Common Problems with Home Health Care Agencies

While home health care can be a real life-saver for those with elderly parents who need assistance working with providers is often a daunting task that can be difficult for both the senior and their c...

Insomnia in Older Adults: Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Insomnia in older adults

Sleep is a very important part of any healthy routine. A good night’s rest is a vital ingredient to a fit and active lifestyle. Unfortunately, those who need it most are often afflicted with insomnia....