Walk to End Alz

It is estimated that 5.2 million Americans over the age of 65 are suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. The impact that it has on familys can be devastating and long lasting. Luckily, we have philantries such…



How to Find the Best Caregiver

As I was looking through a local magazine, I was inundated by all of the companies that claim to provide #1 Senior Home care. The advertisements were attractive, but I could not help but notice…


A Caregiver’s Best Kept Secret!

‘CCRCs, SNFs, ALF, oh my.’ I hear variations of this phrase very often when an overwhelmed caregivers seeks guidance. It is usually followed by, “well, how much does it cost”? When it comes to eldercare;…


Elder Abuse: A Growing Problem

The 2010 Census records shows a significant increase in population of citizens 65 years and older. There were 40.3 million people making up roughly 13% of the population. By 2050 this number is expected to…



Stroke Prevention

Strokes is the 4th leading cause of death in America. Is a very debilitating disease and can affect not only the person but also their loved ones. It can happen any time of the day…


Importance of Nutrition to Age Well

Nutrition is important throughout a person’s life span and older adults are not an exception to the rule. Your daily food consumption is vital to promoting and preventing health related issues as we age. Eating…


Effects of Sleep on Aging

This is National Sleep Awareness week. It is important as we age to get sufficient sleep. As we get older we have more difficulty sleeping, less time in a deeper state of sleep(nonREM sleep), and…