10 Cool Apps That You Will Love

If you have a smartphone, what apps do you have on it? If you haven’t downloaded any special apps recently, you may be missing out on ways to make your life easier. There are apps that help older adults manage their medications, connect with friends and family, listen to books, and manage passwords. Here are … Read more

What is a Geriatrician and How Do I Know If I Need One?

As you grow older, you may find that your healthcare needs change. You may have developed a condition that often comes with aging, such as osteoporosis, or require more medication.  Because of your needs, you may see a healthcare provider more frequently, or appointments may be longer. You may have more questions about your health, … Read more

Research Shows Having Dementia Increases the Chance of COVID Morality

Dementia increases a person’s risk of not only contracting COVID-19 but also having worse outcomes, according to a new study. The study, published in Alzheimer’s & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association in February, looked at electronic health records of early 62 million U.S. adults and found 20 percent of patients with dementia died … Read more

Inspiring Women for National Women’s Day

March 8 is International Women’s Day, a global day focused on the celebration of the cultural, economic, political, and social achievements of women. The 2021 theme for International Women’s Day is Choose to Challenge because from challenge comes change, according to the International Women’s Day website. In honor of International Women’s Day, we shine the … Read more

Social Isolation + COVID: A Disaster Combination for Seniors

For the last year, we’ve been forced to isolate ourselves from family and friends to slow the spread of COVID-19. Nursing homes across the country banned visitors to protect residents’ physical health.  There are reasons for this. As of the end of last year, about 100,000 nursing home residents and staff had died from COVID-19. … Read more

This Town Square for People With Alzheimer’s Disease Could Be the Future of Memory Care

An estimated 5.8 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S. Providing care for those with Alzheimer’s is a constant challenge due to the confusion and memory loss that come with the disease. However, some forward-thinking senior care leaders … Read more

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