What Is Cerebral Palsy? Recognizing And Treating Patients

what is cerebral palsy

The onset of cerebral palsy starts at birth or during the first few years of life for a patient. Issues such as birthing complications, improper brain development and health issues during pregnancy ca...

An Inside Look At Caring For LGBT Seniors

lgbt seniors

The LGBT community of seniors is growing. The UCLA’s Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law estimate that 1.5 million people over the age of 65 identify themselves as being g...

Can Higher Cholesterol Levels Be a Good Thing for Elderly People?

In recent years, food marketers have flooded the media with ads that promote low cholesterol, no cholesterol, and cholesterol-fighting products, sending the message that higher cholesterol levels are ...

Affordable Health Insurance: Understanding Medicare Coverage

Medicare Coverage

When anyone reaches the age of 65, they can qualify for enrollment in the Medicare insurance program. This affordable health insurance program provides for several different types of insurance coverag...

The Sandwich Generation is a Balancing Act

A multi generation portrait of a happy grandmother with her daughter and granddaughter outdoor

Parents who are in the season of life where they are raising their children often spend lots of time in auditoriums and stadiums. Many of them also have parents who are aging and need help. If parents...

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...

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 ...

Caring for My Elderly Mom at Home – What Are My Options?

elderly mom

Looking after your elderly mom can be a complicated and stressful job. Whether you live close by or far from your mother, certain questions and challenges remain: What level of care does my mother ne...

Taking the Worry Out of Hiring In-Home and 24/7 Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

alzheimer's care

Having a better understanding of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease takes away much of the worry when you notice that someone that you love and care for is experiencing symptoms. Loss of memory and conf...

Connecting the Dots Between Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

caregiver stress and elder abuse

The rising cost of elder care and the rising numbers of seniors who wish to remain in their homes are turning the tides away from institutional care and towards home and community-based care. Accordin...