Seniors And STDs: Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases

STD in Seniors

You may have given little thought to the possibility of your parent contracting a sexually transmitted disease (STD) later in life. The reality is, this is a very common occurrence in individuals over...

Healthy Recipes For Seniors That Make Eating And Cooking Easy

Healthy recipes for seniors

When an individual gets older, their need for food may diminish. They are not as active as they once were and it can be challenging for them to get the nutrients they need to remain healthy. An elderl...

What You Need to Know About Hip Replacement Surgery And Recovery?

hip replacement surgery in seniors

When your parent is experiencing pain from arthritis, it can often lead to hip replacement surgery. As this arthritis permeates the joints and causes pain, it can be difficult for your parent to move ...

Caregivers Provide Quality of Life for Elderly Patients with ALS Disease

ALS disease

In his farewell speech to his fans, famous baseball player, Lou Gehrig called himself “the luckiest man on the face of the Earth.” He mentioned his love for baseball, his coaches, his colleagues, the ...

Pet Therapy for the Elderly – Your Ultimate Guide

What is Pet Therapy

Pet therapy for the elderly has become a popular method of mild therapy for senior citizens ( [i]). In fact, the documented benefits of interaction with pets are mental, emotional, and even physical. ...

A Three-Tier Strategy to Avoid Falls in the Elderly:

Falls in the elderly

If you or an elderly relative have suffered a fall, you are not alone. In fact, the numbers associated with old people falls may surprise you. Each year, over two million senior citizens are treated i...

How to Treat Diabetes in the Elderly

Diabetes in the Elderly

Treatment of diabetes in the elderly can be different than treatment for a younger person. There are different considerations for an elderly person with diabetes. It is important to be familiar with h...

5 Steps to Effective Medication Management:

medication management

Does dealing with multiple prescriptions get confusing? If you or someone you love faces the daunting task of multiple medication management, don’t despair. Follow these 5 steps to manage your medicat...

How Can Elderly Care Prevent Seniors From Falling?

elderly care

Elderly adults of 65 or older are falling at an alarming rate of about one out of every three people. When adults in this age group fall, there can be a severe consequence as well as life-changing one...

Home Safety Tips To Ensure The Best Environment For The Elderly

home safety

One of the concerns today about seniors aging in place is how to stay safe at home. The most common accidents are falls, burns, and accidental poisonings. Falls can happen because of tripping over a ...