A PERS Can Be a Lifesaver

A PERS Can Be a Lifesaver

Personal Emergency Response Systems allow for much more independence for seniors. Technology has come a long way toward providing systems that allow seniors to age in place securely.  Perhaps there is no one in the English-speaking world that does not immediately...
Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss among people 50 and older and impacts 16 million Americans – more than glaucoma and cataracts combined. AMD is a progressive eye condition caused by degeneration of the part of the...
Funeral or Celebration?

Funeral or Celebration?

When a loved one dies, we look for ways to honor them.  So too, we want to give those left behind ways to say goodbye.  Customarily, society has turned to funeral services that are based on religious or cultural traditions to commemorate one’s passing.  But, times...
Gum Disease and Dementia

Gum Disease and Dementia

For those seniors who are dental-resistant, the information in this article may motivate reconsideration of those check-ups.  Those in the 65+ age category face a higher risk for both dementia and gum disease.  And, now we know they can be linked. Recent research has...