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What’s in Your Parent’s Wallet?

For those of us who are organizationally challenged, one of the hardest parts about caring for someone else is keeping track of their stuff! It is hard enough keeping tabs…

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Some Good Cities to Grow Old In

For a city to be aging-friendly, its residents need affordable and safe housing, opportunities for staying engaged in activities that matter to them and access to health care and other…

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When an Alzheimer’s Patient Wanders

By Lisa Esposito Walking is one of the best ways for older adults to stay active. But purposeful walking can turn into restless wandering when someone develops dementia. Escaping the…

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Exercise is the best treatment for Alzheimer’s

Exercise can prevent Alzheimer's disease, and now research shows it works as a great therapy, as well. Vigorous exercise not only makes Alzheimer's patients feel better, but it makes changes…

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Our ‘Way Back Wednesday’ Story – Our very own, Linda!

Vernon woman uses family experience to start From the Heart VERNON — Jazz guitarist Eddie Hazell lived an amazing life. He toured across North America, recorded several albums, and even had a book written about…

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Finding Ways to Keep Patients at Home

My patient was a proudly elegant woman in her 70s who lived alone. Her Parkinson’s disease had so severely restricted her ability to move that it would take her hours…

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Somewhere, John Sorensen, 92, Is Smiling

John Sorensen turned 92 the day after Christmas, and from the first time I met him, almost a year earlier, he said he wanted to die. Some days he had…

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The Top 10 Most Dangerous US States for Elderly Drivers

Rhode Island, the smallest state in the country, is the most dangerous state for senior drivers, a recent study says. An estimated 14 million Americans reported having been involved in…

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Exercising, a natural anti-depressant!

Exercising three times a week could be more effective than medication in relieving the symptoms of major depression in elderly people and may also decrease the chances that the depression…

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