Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body becomes insulin resistant. Over 50% of those who suffer from Type 2 diabetes are over 60 years old.
If you have a parent in assisted living, Valentine's Day is the perfect opportunity to show them how much their love has meant to you - from childhood until now.
The most important question for seniors and their caregivers is if medical cannabis is a safe and effective treatment alternative to pharmaceuticals.
With so much to do every day, it is easy to let things slide. But there are several reasons why making assisted living visits should be a priority.
Recent studies report that sleeping pills may be unhealthy for anyone to take on a regular basis, . but the ramifications are more serious for the elderly.
If a senior citizen is a shut-in, losing mobility or in assisted living, online courses are an excellent option to take on new educational opportunities.
Companion dog breeds and emotional support dogs can make a world of difference in the life of an elderly or shut-in individual.
As friends and family age, senior citizens can find themselves surviving siblings, spouses and close friends. Your empathy can help them to cope with loss.
In-home risks for seniors can cause serious injury. Understanding the challenges will allow caregivers to prevent some of the more common injuries.
When an individual needs an assisted living facility yet their spouse does not - can married couples move into an adult residence together?