When she was younger, she explained, she had been struck by lightning . . .
Just to get the mail every day, she would have to get up, get dressed, leave her apartment, get on the elevator and walk down the hallway some distance . . .
To help you meet the challenges of aging, the VA offers a wide variety of benefits and services.
By 2020, there will be some 55 million people over age 65 in the United States. And, according to AARP, the vast majority, some 87% plan to remain in their own homes indefinitely to “age in place.”
As over 10,000 Baby Boomers turn 65 every day, the financial and legal challenges that come with aging will only continue to grow, as well . . .
Hospices all provide the same basic services to patients but that doesn’t mean that all hospice providers are the same. How can you know the difference?
You may balk at the mention of hospice. By understanding what hospice offers, however, you’ll learn that it’s not about dying. It’s about embracing life . . .
Nationwide, some 5.2 million Americans have Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. When their care falls to a loved one, such as yourself, their actions and behaviors can become challenging, to say the least . . .
While you may not be able to verbally communicate with a loved one due to their dementia, your simple presence may be all that is needed to calm them and let them know they are safe . . .
While you may be aware of the classic symptoms of depression, it can actually appear quite differently in seniors. By being proactive and learning more, you can reduce the risk of depression as you journey along the gray mile . . .