Upon retirement, or being widowed, life for aging seniors becomes less busy. In many cases, the change of routine and work-related focus -- or, the attention and care given to spouse who has passed away -- can lead to...
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
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. Our focus is to inform, educate, and advocate on behalf of our senior population. Click on link...
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 important. When providing assistance to an elderly parent or a senior, it has multiple benefits. - Good hygiene assists with healthy skin and can help prevent infections - Good hygiene, and clean clothes, makes an older adult...
Some people with depression may not recognize that they're depressed. Explain to them that the condition can get progressively worse, even become chronic, if not treated early. People with depression can't simply rest and sleep it off. And family providing...
I was recently informed that a college classmate just lost his wife. She committed suicide, and the cause was depression. He never saw this coming... I am re-posting pertinent information, sourced from health.com, concerning depression and awareness. Am hoping this...
Asthma sufferers can get help that will enable you to enjoy life while managing your symptoms. There are preventative steps that can be taken to minimize some inflammation issues. First, you might begin by speaking with your physician and developing...