Flu Shot For Seniors: What You Should Know This Season

Flu shot for seniors

Influenza, or the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by one of the influenza viruses. The flu ranges from being mild to severe and can cause severe complications for children, seni...

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...

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...

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....

Seniors and Alcohol Abuse: The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly

seniors and alcohol abuse

For many reasons — some valid and some fundamentally flawed — the public tends to think that alcohol use and abuse is a problem that almost solely affects younger generations. This misperception is st...