Monthly Archives: December 2020

We all forget things sometimes. It’s why we have reminders on our phones, why we keep post-it notes around the house, and why so many of us use a planner on a daily basis. You may have noticed that as you get older you tend to forget things more frequently. This is a completely normal …

Two vaccine candidates are being reviewed by the FDA for emergency authorization. If all goes smoothly, priority populations could start being inoculated before the end of the year. Health experts say there is one thing that’s critical for people to understand before they roll up their sleeves for the shots: While no major safety concerns …

Did you know that nearly 20 million people in the United States are living with chronic pain? Those who suffer from it know that pain levels vary from mild to severe. When you’re experiencing a flare up, it can make simple everyday tasks difficult. Chronic pain can be especially hard for seniors who may already be experiencing limited mobility, or who live …

Many older adults who live on their own take one or several medications daily. With numerous pill bottles, capsules and tablets that can appear nearly identical, medication management is an everyday essential for seniors. Taking the wrong combination or dosage of certain medications can have harmful side effects. In order to avoid a potentially dangerous …

Falls can be extremely dangerous for older adults, especially if they live alone, have existing injuries or limited mobility. While falls can happen anywhere, there are precautions you can take with your loved ones to ensure their homes and other surrounding areas are as safe as possible. It’s important to understand that some older adults …