Pneumonia and our Seniors

Pneumonia is a major cause of mortality among seniors. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more people die each year from pneumonia than from automobile accidents. Despite the prevalence of this disease, many seniors and their caregivers don't know all the fac... Read More
Pneumonia and our Seniors

Fractures/Fall Prevention

It’s never too early or too late to take steps to protect your bones from osteoporosis fracture risk, especially the bones in your spine. Broken bones of the spine are common in people with osteoporosis and often go unnoticed until more serious problems occur. Learn how to recognize the signs and ... Read More
Fractures/Fall Prevention

Osteoporosis is a Silent Disease

Bone Health Basics: Get the Facts When you think about staying healthy, you probably consider lifestyle changes to prevent conditions like cancer and heart disease. Keeping your bones healthy to prevent osteoporosis may not be at the top of your wellness list. But it should. Bone Basics Some pe... Read More
Osteoporosis is a Silent Disease

Dementia and Communication

  Caring for a loved one with dementia poses many challenges for families and caregivers. People with dementia from conditions such as Alzheimer’s and related diseases have a progressive biological brain disorder that makes it more and more difficult for them to remember things, think cle... Read More
Dementia and Communication