Newly Associated Diseases from Exposure to Agent Orange

Newly Associated Diseases from Exposure to Agent Orange

During the Vietnam War (1962-1975), the United States military, as well as the Republic of Vietnam, used defoliants for tactical purposes to reduce cover for enemy forces, improve perimeter visibility of military installations, and even to kill enemy food crops. Agent...
Emotional Support Animals for Seniors

Emotional Support Animals for Seniors

Most of us know what a service animal is, but the use of emotional support animals is becoming more and more common. So, what is an emotional support animal? An emotional support animal is a companion animal that provides benefits to a person who has an emotional or...
Dementia Patients Have New Technology for Care

Dementia Patients Have New Technology for Care

The increasing number of seniors and near-seniors experiencing dementia in the United States is on a rapid rise. A hallmark of cognitive decline is a long pre-clinical phase followed by an actual medical diagnosis that progresses from early to middle and late-stage...
Virtual Care and Senior Living

Virtual Care and Senior Living

For care providers and aging seniors in the information age, the future is now.  While still with some challenges, the adoption of virtual care as a standard in senior living and aging services has become a fully integrated and accepted practice to overcome obstacles...