In Honor of Veterans

In Honor of Veterans

This Veterans Day let’s take the time to honor all the fine men and women who have and still serve this great nation of ours. Originally called “Armistice Day” in recognition of the armistice agreement that ended World War I, the war to end all wars. The holiday began...
Seniors and The Risk for Diabetes

Seniors and The Risk for Diabetes

November is American Diabetes Month and the number of Americans suffering from this health issue continues to rise. So, what can you do, particularly the elderly population, to protect yourselves from this serious disease? Let’s first look at some statistics....
10 Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

10 Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Fall is a great time for seniors to get out and enjoy the outdoors without concerns about extreme heat or icy dangerous weather. There are lots of group or individual activities to keep you busy before the winter. Here are 10 fun fall activities, both indoors and...
Breast Cancer Treatment for the Elderly

Breast Cancer Treatment for the Elderly

Most everyone of us has known someone within our immediate circle affected by breast cancer. It’s one of the two most-common types of cancers in the world according to the World Health Organization. But hope is a word that can now be associated with this horrible...
Alzheimer’s: What to Know

Alzheimer’s: What to Know

September is World Alzheimer’s Month and the 21st is World Alzheimer’s Day. This month is aimed at raising awareness and challenging the stigma around the disease. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive dementia and most common form of dementia. Dementia is a general...