Staying Healthy

Winter is almost here, and coming with it is flu season and cold weather! Let’s take a moment to remind everyone on some simple and easy ways to remain healthy this year!
1. Stay hydrated! It is very important to drink plenty of water each day. It is recommended to drink at least 6-8 cups of […]

By |October 21st, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Staying Healthy

Pain and Dementia

Irrespective of degree of cognitive impairment, the impact of untreated pain in older people can be devastating.Pain in people with dementia is a critical public health problem. As the population of older adults’ increases, hospital nurses are more likely to encounter patients with dementia admitted for acute and often painful conditions. Indeed, nearly 50% of […]

By |October 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Pain and Dementia

Fall Proofing Your Home

By: Jacob Gottlieb

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, one in every three adults age 65 or older

may experience a fall each year. A fall can cause serious injuries such as head traumas or hip fractures.

These slips or tumbles are the leading cause for fatal and nonfatal injuries in older adults. Even though

a […]

By |October 7th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Fall Proofing Your Home

Stress and Memory Loss

There is a substantial body of evidence about the effects stress can have on your body, both short term, and long term.  When a person is placed in a stressful situation, there is a biochemical response in the body involving a plethora of hormones, and these hormones can have lasting effect on the body and […]

By |September 30th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Stress and Memory Loss