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A PERS Can Be a Lifesaver

A PERS Can Be a Lifesaver

Personal Emergency Response Systems allow for much more independence for seniors. Technology has come a long way toward providing systems that allow seniors to age in place securely.  Perhaps there is no one in the English-speaking world that does not immediately...
Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss among people 50 and older and impacts 16 million Americans – more than glaucoma and cataracts combined. AMD is a progressive eye condition caused by degeneration of the part of the...
Gum Disease and Dementia

Gum Disease and Dementia

For those seniors who are dental-resistant, the information in this article may motivate reconsideration of those check-ups.  Those in the 65+ age category face a higher risk for both dementia and gum disease.  And, now we know they can be linked. Recent research has...
Keep Peace in the Family; Create a Will

Keep Peace in the Family; Create a Will

It is all too common that people think that they can put off creating a will until “later”.  As recent events have shown, things happen we cannot anticipate.  The advent of COVID-19 put many families in a situation they never anticipated – the sudden demise of a...