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...
Caring for veterans, both young and old, has been a big concern in recent years. People returning from war, whether now or in the past, require and deserve special care and consideration, and the measures in place currently to...
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...
An estimated 140,000 Americans are diagnosed annually with colorectal cancer (cancer of the colon or rectum) and more than 50,000 die from it. The tragedy is that this cancer could have been prevented in many of these cases if the...
In honor of Veterans Day, I am re-posting a memo from the Social Security Administration... Every Veterans Day, the nation honors the brave men and women who risk their lives to protect our country and the freedoms we cherish. Social...
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...
Heat related fatigue or illness effecting elderly parents can take many forms, including rapid breathing, weakness or fainting, headaches, and confusion. First and foremost, replenish the elderly - or anyone suffering from heat related issues - with water, which is...
Came across this post recently...an interesting issue for seniors. Does the body metabolize prescribed meds? According to the Department of Health and Human Services, approximately 200,000 older adults are hospitalized annually due to "adverse drug reactions". And 55 percent of...
Timely re-post from the Social Security Administration as we approach Memorial Day... "Traditionally, on Memorial Day we honor those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. The unexpected loss of a service member is a difficult experience for the...
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. Personally, I know people who receive benefits through the Social Security disability insurance program, and the financial assistance is a great help in managing month to month. Thought I should re-post this...