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Senior topics


Weigh in, the healthy way

Sep 21, 2015

Are you trying to prevent unintentional weight loss, or even trying to gain weight? According to research published in American Family Physician, significant involuntary weight loss...

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Memory care

Occasional memory loss doesn’t equal Alzheimer’s

Sep 17, 2015

Sometimes there is confusion about symptoms, treatment and progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Researchers also have examined causes for the disease with not much success.


Here are some...

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Senior care & services

New care options keep seniors living at home longer

Sep 11, 2015

Seniors who require healthcare or need help with daily activities are turning to home care providers more than ever before. The National Association for Home Care & Hospice reported last...

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Roll up your sleeve, please!

Sep 09, 2015

Have you made plans to get your annual influenza (flu) vaccine? Fall will be here before we know it, and that’s a good time to get the vaccine. It’s usually available in September through...

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What’s the point of prayer?

Aug 28, 2015

Samuel M. Shoemaker, an Episcopal priest, said, “Prayer may not change things for you, but it for sure changes you for things.” And novelist Victor Hugo wrote, “Certain thoughts are...

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Drink up! Hydration is important in any weather

Aug 24, 2015

Dehydration is a dangerous condition at any age. Chronic dehydration can cause fever, gastritis, heartburn, arthritis, headaches, depression, weight problems, premature aging and organ...

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