Do Seniors Have Too Many Prescriptions?

Do Seniors Have Too Many Prescriptions?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease in the US accounts for one in every four deaths or about 610,000 people. It is the leading cause of death for both men and women. And yet, mcknightsseniorliving.com is reporting that in...
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...

Medicare, Medicaid, and Alphabet Soup

Many people confuse Medicare and Medicaid. And why not? The words are similar, and both are government programs that have to do with health care. However, the programs are very different. A proper understanding of these two programs is necessary to make sure that you...
Protecting Your Voting Rights with a Power of Attorney

Protecting Your Voting Rights with a Power of Attorney

Your right to vote is a fundamental lynchpin of what it means to be a citizen – yet you could lose your right if you become a ward in a guardianship. Having a strong power of attorney is essential to avoid that drastic, but little-known, consequence. A power of...