Defining necessary health care for veterans can be almost impossible. Everyone has unique needs. They might be young but have mental and emotional scars from their time overseas, or they could be older and have health care needs related...
Dehydration can cause issues such as low blood pressure, cognitive impairment, and urinary tract infections. Proper hydration is vital to keeping the body regulated. Seniors, those over age 65, are much more prone to heat related issues than other...
Co-host, "Seniorities" As Chairman of the Board, Scituate Council on Aging, I co-host a bi-monthly program with Linda Hayes, Executive Director of the COA. Click on link below as we overview social services and resources available to community seniors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q4AkRQV2hKI
J.D. Miller, CEO/Founder of Home Care Partners, appeared as a guest on a recent radio segment of "My Generation." Click on lick to listen. Hosted by the publishers of South Shore Senior News earlier last month. We discussed issues relating to home...
Heart disease is under-diagnosed, and under-treated. It is estimated that 6 million women develop coronary heart disease on an annual basis. And, the symptoms of a heart attack are different between men and women. Females should work to be educated...
Thinking about funding retirement years? Seniors need to understand their resources and options. See additional information from the Social Security Administration regarding benefits, your eligible age, and your ability to be patient... ****************************************************************** You may start receiving Social Security benefits as...
Have you noticed your elderly parents needing household assistance? During this holiday season, be observant when visiting elderly family. If you notice a problem in one area, for example: stale food in the refrigerator...this might also be indicative of other...
Good personal hygiene is one of best ways to keep an older adult healthy. If you expect to assist elderly parents in various aspects of personal hygiene, start with preparation. Have gloves at the ready, and wash your hands before...
Breaking news on next year's cost of living adjustment for seniors. Re-posted from AARP... Benefits for more than 60 million Social Security recipients will go up next year by a mere 0.3 percent, the Social Security Administration announced Tuesday. This is...
"Are my elderly parents safe while living in their home?" This is a common question of adult children as we monitor and care for our aging parents. There are certain safeguards that can be easily implemented in the home. However,...