Dementia – A Caregiver’s Guide May 15, 2018 by Leah Matricio Uncategorized, Alzheimer's Care, Articles, Featured, Senior Health - Health problems abound in older adults. Health management is crucial for the elderly since there is a gripping goal to extend the life span. As people reach the sunset of their lives, they are confronted with problems especially in their health. As adults age, they are more susceptible to chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, … Continue reading "Dementia – A Caregiver’s Guide" Alzheimer’s Support Groups More Than Just a Meeting March 26, 2018 by David Goldstein Uncategorized, Alzheimer's Care, Articles, Featured - Receiving an Alzheimer’s disease diagnosis can be overwhelming. There is so much information presented all at once that it can be challenging to take everything in. You may be feeling lost, confused or frustrated with your new diagnosis that you may find it difficult to cope. However, this is where Alzheimer’s support groups come in. What Is an … Continue reading "Alzheimer’s Support Groups More Than Just a Meeting" New Options for the Flu Shot August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Uncategorized - US public health policy recommends that all older adults get an annual flu shot. The shot is particularly important for seniors, who usually have weaker immune systems than the younger population. Their risk hospitalization and death from flu or from resulting pneumonia infections is significantly higher than it is for younger people. The flu season … Continue reading "New Options for the Flu Shot" The Affordable Care Act: What It Means for Seniors August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Uncategorized - Most of the Affordable Care Act, passed in March 2010, will not go into effect until 2014. But several of its benefits have already gone into effect, and there’s plenty in the act that will benefit seniors and their families. Here’s an overview of changes in the Act that are already in effect—and may be … Continue reading "The Affordable Care Act: What It Means for Seniors"