The vast majority of people, including the elderly, aging seniors and disabled adults, would prefer to remain in the safety and comfort of their own homes. However, to do so depends on a number of factors. One major factor...
Changes in behavior and personality can happen quickly for the elderly. Certainly, change may happen slowly and subtly. And, many times behavioral change is not noteworthy, or rather it is brushed off and excused. We all...
One of the most significant challenges hospitals face in reducing readmission rates (when a patient is readmitted within 30 days of their discharge) is keeping their patients actively engaged in their own health, recovery, and care. Readmission, in many...
Learning strategies for coping with aging behaviors is important. External resources, combined with enhanced understanding for your elderly parents will increase the likelihood that the time you spend with your parents will be meaningful, appreciated, and peaceful. But you can't...
More seniors are reaching retirement age right now than at any other time in history. The so-called Baby Boomer generation is now aging, and moving to retirement from the workforce. (Baby Boomers are men and women who were born...
As our aging adult population continues to grow older, all become prone to various common infections. Due to changes in metabolism, chemical balances, vitamin deficiencies, and changes in immune system, the aging process can expose seniors to infections. The more awareness...