Seniors Reap the Benefits of Technology in Healthcare

Today’s older adults are overrun with a surge of high-tech products aimed at elevating their independence and safety and providing life enhancement. With the touch of a button or two, we can instantly pay a visit “in person” with family and friends through Skype, wear a necklace that takes action with emergency help when necessary, […]

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The Best Gift You Can Give: Protection From Post-Holiday Senior Loneliness

The holiday season can be packed with a whirlwind of activities for the seniors we love. We often find ourselves wrapped up with family gatherings, holiday parties, religious events and services, and deciding on the perfect gifts for those we love. However, after the decorations are packed away and families have returned to the routine […]

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Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Offerings While Managing Diabetes

The holidays are a great time to get together with family and friends, but let’s be honest: it’s often also a time for overindulgence in less-than-healthy meals. With numerous rich, fatty, and sugary delicacies on hand at every turn, it’s challenging to stick to a healthy diet, which can produce serious health problems for those […]

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Top Benefits of Home Care for Seniors

It’s an undeniable fact: the vast majority of today’s older adults would rather age at home instead of facing a move to a nursing home or assisted living facility. And with reason: home care services enable elderly people to experience safety, while retaining the comfort and familiarity of home and their hometown community. When frailty […]

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Thinking About Assisted Living? Consider Home Care Services First!

Until recently, it seemed there was just no other choice for aging adults with care needs than to face a move to a nursing home or assisted living facility. Lots of people presume this is still how it is when added care needs arise for a senior parent. Nevertheless, home care services have continued to […]

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Overcoming Food Aversions Commonly Caused by Chemotherapy Treatment

Keeping a healthy diet is especially critical for those undergoing chemotherapy or other types of cancer treatment, but one of the significant side effects stopping patients from eating well is an alteration in how food tastes. It’s important to alleviate this and other obstacles to healthy eating in an effort to preserve the strength needed […]

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For the Treatment of Hot Flashes, Breast Cancer Survivors Are Finding Relief

For a number of breast cancer survivors, the discomfort of ongoing hot flashes – sometimes as frequent as several times every day – makes daily life a struggle. And while there are different treatment solutions available, one unexpected treatment is starting to gain popularity: acupuncture. In a clinical study, 120 women were presented with a […]

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