Senior Care Archive

Alzheimer’s: Is a Cure on the Way?

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s. However, drug and non-drug therapies are currently available to help with the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of this devastating disease. In addition, researchers are working to find

Senior Vision Loss: New Treatments Bring Hope

Older adults with certain medical conditions may be in danger of losing their vision. Macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma can rob seniors of their sight. Fortunately, recent advances in ophthalmology bring new hope

Worried about Alzheimer’s? Get the Facts

If you are worried about Alzheimer’s, you are not alone. In a recent study reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, 3,102 American adults were questioned about their knowledge, experience, and attitudes concerning this disease. Of

Memory and Alcohol – Is There a Connection?

Growing older isn’t easy. Aging affects overall health and well-being and increases the risk of various health conditions. One of the most dreaded effects of aging is memory loss and cognitive impairment. Recent research

Seniors Going Organic: Is it Worth the Cost?

Organically grown fruits, vegetables, grains, and meats are costlier than commercially produced foods, and are widely believed to be healthier for the body. Many seniors watch what they eat, and buy organic, but are

Watching the News – Is It Bad for Seniors?

According to a recent article in the New York Times, Life Time, a gym chain company with 130 locations in 27 states, made the decision to remove cable news programs from its large-screen TVs,

Enjoying Nature Is the Best Medicine for Seniors

Getting out and enjoying nature is a great tonic for senior citizens. Being outdoors increases energy and vitality and makes older people feel more alive. Spending some time outside every day is a simple

Memory Foods: Do They Work?

Most people over 50 have had the “brain fog” experience at least once or twice. Humorously known as “CRS” or a “senior moment,” it can happen to the best of us now and again.

Why Watching the News Could Be Bad for Your Health

We are living in the information age, and while that has its advantages, it also means that we are constantly bombarded with disasters. We hear about shootings, crime, war, terrorism, human rights violations, violence,

Make the Holiday Season the Most Joyful Ever

From the falling leaves of autumn to the first snow of the season, the weather sends signals that it is time to get busy planning the holidays. The holidays are a special time of
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