Joint Replacement an Option for Elderly

Study Shows Hip, Knee Replacement May Help Elderly Patients with Osteoarthritis Knee or hip replacement surgery may be a viable option for relieving the pain and disability caused by osteoarthritis among the elderly. A new study shows older adults who have hip or knee replacement surgery for sev... Read More
Joint Replacement an Option for Elderly

Understanding Hospice, Getting the Answers

1. “Hospice staff are available by phone any time, day or night.” (TRUE) Families can depend on 24/7 assistance and advice by phone. When a crisis or concern arises while receiving care, hospice should be your first call. If a crisis cannot be handled over the phone, it is common for ... Read More
Understanding Hospice, Getting the Answers

Travel Tips for the Elderly

Senior citizens and older travelers need to exercise some caution when flying, driving long distances or going on a cruise. Rapid changes in the temperature and climate, hours of walking and standing, and the stress of traveling itself can take their toll on an older person's health and well-being. ... Read More
Travel Tips for the Elderly

Harford County Senior Activity Centers Catalog of Classes Spring 2018

Every year, Harford County Dept of Community Services, Office on Aging, provides seniors in our community a plethora of activities to stay fit, learn new skills, try new hobbies and well, have fun! And, as we strive each month to provide our blog readers with interesting and informative articles, th... Read More
Harford County Senior Activity Centers Catalog of Classes Spring 2018