Summer heat safety for seniors

According to the calendar, summer doesn’t officially start for several more weeks, but with the recent high temperatures, it’s time to think about summer heat safety for seniors.  It’s important to be aware of the potential health risks specific...

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Share Memorial Day with an elderly veteran

For many people, Memorial Day weekend marks the start of summer. It’s a day away from work; a day of barbecues and pool parties. But for many Americans, especially elderly veterans, it’s a solemn time and a time to remember those who lost their...

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6 Ways to Care for the Caregiver

Did you know that 80 percent of long-term care in the country is provided by people who aren’t healthcare professionals? In the case of the elderly, that may be a spouse or partner, grown child or other relative. It’s often a 24/7 role that can...

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