Breast Cancer Awareness for Seniors

The Elderly and Breast Cancer Awareness October is breast cancer awareness month, and the older you get, the more important breast cancer screenings are. With today’s medical advancements, diseases are more treatable than ever, and cancer is no exception, but early detection is the key to beating any disease. Breast cancer is highly treatable, but […]

Maintaining an Active Social Life for Seniors

How Seniors Can Maintain an Active Social Life Senior citizens can benefit from social interaction as much or more than any other age group. Not only does it help improve the quality of life by helping seniors avoid loneliness, creating excitement by looking forward to upcoming social events, and building a sense of community among […]

Benefits of Music Therapy for the Elderly

Seniors May Benefit from Music Therapy Music has always been thought to hold certain powers to calm, energize, or otherwise improve moods. Whether it’s listening to upbeat music while exercising, playing calming sounds while at a spa, or listing to a happy song when you’re down, music is often able to get you in to […]

The Importance of a Nursing Assistant for the Elderly

Nursing Assistants Make A Big Difference in Quality of Care Perhaps one of the most under-appreciated positions in the medical field is the nursing assistant. While it doesn’t take the same amount of schooling that becoming a registered nurse requires, it requires a balance of medical knowledge, interpersonal skills, and compassion. Because of this unique […]

Hospice Choices Should Be Made Carefully

All Hospice Services Are Not Equal At its best, hospice care is an incredible blessing for seniors who are approaching death. It allows patients to remain in their own homes during the emotional weeks and days before the end, surrounded by family and familiar surroundings but still receiving skilled medical care from compassionate professionals. Most […]