How to Make the Holidays Happy for Your Aging Mom

Are you one of those people who love everything about the holidays? You know, all the shopping, the baking, the gatherings and the extra hustle bustle? Is that how Mom was when you were growing up? Did Dad love to prepare the fireplace and have garland around the front door? Just because they have gotten… Continue reading How to Make the Holidays Happy for Your Aging Mom

Medical Emergency Checklist for Seniors

A tree fell on Leila’s house trapping her in the bedroom under insulation and sheetrock. Fortunately her grandson was visiting from out of state and heard the noise at 5:00 a.m. Things would have been much worse if her grandson had not been there and heard the noise. Anything can happen to anyone on any… Continue reading Medical Emergency Checklist for Seniors

Afraid Your Retired Parents are Suffering from Isolation, Depression and Malnourishment?

In a study conducted by the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Services, researchers concluded that more than 10% of aging adults are malnourished, meaning their daily diet lacks the proper servings of fiber, potassium, magnesium, Vitamin D and B 12 as well as calcium.