In many cases, America’s seniors have a drinking problem. Not all seniors, of course, but as a broad population, the elderly have a few things going against them in the area of alcohol that many younger people don’t. One of the biggest of those things is the fact that doctors often overlook or don’t think […]
New Study Spotlights Stress On Caregivers For Elderly Parents In Vista And Elsewhere While the stress of caring for elderly or ill parents is nothing new to those in the “sandwich generation,” it has been gaining widespread attention in recent years. Medical professionals, employers, and family members all become very concerned when they see the […]
Illness can sneak up on you. In previous posts I’ve stressed the importance of making plans for senior care from the senior’s perspective. What happens when the caregiver gets sick?
In This Issue: Brand New Website Cool Tool Of The Month: The TeleStik (Not Your Average Reacher) Helpful Gifts and Products for the Holiday Season Free Memory Screenings from A Servant’s Heart! Eight Tips to Avoid Sales Scams for Medicare Advantage Plans & the Medicare Prescription Drug Program Local Resources for You and Your Older […]
Oh, no! It’s the last week in October and I haven’t put up posts commemorating Breast Cancer Awareness and Long Term Care Planning! I meant to…. I kept planning to make time to write, but things kept coming up. You know how it is. I did a lot of research. I sat to write and […]
While it’s true that worrying about aging, Alzheimer’s, or dementia won’t help in any way, that doesn’t mean that we shouldn’t think about those things. Sometimes ignorance only seems like bliss. There’s no cure for Alzheimer’s, but that doesn’t mean there’s no treatment. November 17th is National Memory Screening Day.