Is Your Loved One S.A.D?

Is Your Loved One S.A.D?

The change in seasons from fall to winter brings shorter days and less sunlight, which can lead to seasonal affective disorder (SAD) in older adults and others. SAD is a cyclical form of depression that typically starts in the late fall and...

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Importance of Flu Shots for Seniors

Importance of Flu Shots for Seniors

If you are an older adult, care for one or have one in your life, you should care about influenza, commonly called the flu. People age 65 and older are at increased risk for flu complications because their immune systems perform less effectively...

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Hidden Fall Risks

Hidden Fall Risks

With winter weather fast approaching, it’s important to remember that with this new season comes new risks for senior citizens. Hidden fall risks are everywhere – from rain to snow, and black ice – make sure you and your loved ones...

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The Best Holiday Gifts for Seniors

The Best Holiday Gifts for Seniors

Choosing holiday gifts for seniors can be difficult. If the senior is in assisted living, space may be limited, so gifts should be small in size; if the senior lives at home, they might be trying to downsize, so try not to add to any clutter. Of...

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