Laughter offers long-term health effects, boosting the immune system, battling disease, alleviating pain, and even achieving longevity.
The new wave of Medicaid rules will significantly shape the healthcare landscape for seniors, directly impacting eligibility and benefits.
Senior caregivers are very special people who are dedicated to the health, happiness and well-being of a parent or loved one.
Many older adults are prone to sleeping while sitting in a chair or wheelchair, but this behavior may be the culprit behind many unexpected health problems.
Osteoporosis is a general condition that causes bones to become brittle and weak; to the point that even small movements might cause them to fracture.
While being outside in this heat while unprepared could threaten anyone's safety, people over the age of 65 are more prone to heat-related health concerns, especially if they don't maintain an adequate level of hydration.
While someone of any age might suffer a stroke, the vast majority - 62% according to the CDC - occur in people over the age of 65.
Hospice is designed for individuals with a terminal illness and a life expectancy of no more than six months. Home health care is for recovering from an illness, injury or surgery.
There are distinct signs that may indicate that it is time for your family to choose assisted living - does your loved one exhibit any of these?
No matter how well people learn to cope, aggression and abuse from dementia patients is difficult to witness and even harder to deal with rationally.