It is an incredibly stressful and traumatic experience to have a loved one face a serious medical issue and hospitalization. In the moment, you are focused on the minute-to-minute recovery, and not necessarily thinking about what happens when your loved one is well enough to leave the hospital. However, it is important to prepare for next steps.
Older Americans are turning to Medical Marijuana more than ever, but there may still be some legal complications.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is clear that People aged 65 years or older are more prone to heat-related health problems. This is often due to medical conditions and prescription medications that can impact how your body responds to heat. To avoid heat-related health problems check out these simple tips.
Communities around the world to need a better understanding of abuse and neglect of older people. We are raising awareness of the cultural, social, economic and demographic processes affecting elder abuse and neglect. Please use the following information to educate yourself about the signs of elder abuse and neglect.
Recent emergencies from hurricanes in the South to the devastating Wine Country fires in California are reminders that it is important to plan for natural disasters. This is especially important for older adults, their families, and their communities. Each person has unique abilities and needs, and it is important to understand how an emergency might affect your individual needs.
September 22 is Fall Prevention Awareness Day. Falls are the number one cause of injuries and death from injury among older Americans. It is important to understand what you, your friends and family can do to reduce the risk of falling and avoid a serious health crisis.
On behalf of Lisa Bryant of The Law Offices of Lisa C. Bryant, Inc. posted in Health & Wellness on Monday, June 5th, 2017.
Summer is here, which for many families means vacation travel. Here are our best five caregiving travel tips for senior citizens.
It’s a sad fact that about 5 million elders, that is 1 in 10 elders in America, suffer with some form of abuse, whether neglect, mistreatment, or financial abuse. Thursday, June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. Learn more about how to get involved.