Loneliness is a huge issue for many people, including elderly people. Imagine living in a rural area where access to resources and human contact may be limited. A recent summit focused on the problem and possible solutions.
Some lessons are learned the hard way. Don’t let Medicare fraud be one of them. To help arm you with some useful information, I did a little research on how to be vigilant.
A common question for physical therapist Jason Adour is “Are there ways to fall without hurting myself?” With the help of his kids, he shares some tips.
Men — this podcast is all about you! We want you to have a long and healthy life, so we’ve got lots of useful tips for you. It’s because we love you AND it’s Men’s Health Week.
Feeling old? Not as strong or agile or flexible as you once were? Take it from me and a couple of experts, get a move on and you’ll feel a whole lot better.
As we age, the aortic valve in the heart doesn’t work as well as it once did. It’s called aortic stenosis. Learn why it happens and how it can be treated.
When we see our parents on a regular basis, we may not notice subtle changes in their routines or behaviors. If one is failing in some way, the other may pick up the slack and so, it may seem as if nothing is amiss. They may not mention anything because they don’t want to worry us […]
You ran like a gazelle when you were younger, but it’s been years and now, you often feel clunky and stiff. Why, even getting in and out of the car or up from your chair is a challenge. If you can relate and have good intentions about being more active, but … [ADD YOUR EXCUSE HERE] […]
Eating nutritious meals is important no matter what stage of life you’re in. In fact, the older we get, the more important the quality of our diet becomes. That’s because as we age, getting adequate amounts of certain nutrients from our food becomes more difficult and the need for calories decreases. In addition, our bodies […]
By Kate Fallon, a licensed clinical professional counselor at Ageless Journeys. She also teaches the Savvy Caregiver program at Southern Maine Agency on Aging. Have you had moments of frustration, wanting to help your aging parents in some way only to find they refuse you? It can be very frustrating to meet with resistance. You likely find yourself […]