Postmenopausal Symptoms & What is Hormone Replacement Therapy?

By |2020-02-28T04:14:52+00:00October 17th, 2019|

So… What is Postmenopause? Most people know what menopause is, and what you can expect during it. However, not much is said about what happens after menopause. Once a woman's reproductive years have come to an end, and menopause is complete, she enters a phase which is known as postmenopause.  In this article, we will [...]

Intergenerational Relationships: A New Approach to Senior Care

By |2020-03-06T19:23:31+00:00October 14th, 2019|

In this day and age, seniors are more consistent than ever that they no longer be referred to as “seniors”. This is not a preference of egoism, but rather one of realism. With life expectancy levels on the rise, the traditional connotation of a “senior” is no longer accurate. Today, “seniors” want to reside in [...]

Dental Hygiene for Seniors: Importance of Oral Hygiene

By |2020-03-04T21:29:32+00:00October 13th, 2019|

It seems there are certain tasks that fall to the wayside as we grow older, one of which is dental care. However, we only get one set of permanent teeth, and dentures cost a lot - therefore these precious parts of us should be a priority when it comes to personal hygiene. Around 75% of [...]

Can Home-Monitoring Technology Help Prevent Falls in Seniors?

By |2020-06-15T17:24:52+00:00April 7th, 2019|

Technology has already begun to change how people view aging. While older adults were once forced to leave their homes once they reached a certain age, many more people are able to age in place by embracing new gadgets that promote independence. Over the years, technology has made it less likely for a senior to […]

How to Help Lower Stress in Seniors

By |2020-06-15T16:40:31+00:00April 5th, 2019|

Even though most seniors are no longer in the workforce, they experience a variety of stress triggers that can affect them daily. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one, health complications, change in routine, financial concerns or loneliness, the elderly often face serious challenges. It is essential that seniors along with as their caretakers […]

Top 8 Things You Can Expect When You Age

By |2020-06-15T16:40:37+00:00April 3rd, 2019|

When people think of getting older, they often focus on what career they want, how they will get there, falling in love, starting a family, and living a successful life. In addition, many people find themselves dwelling on what may begin to happen to their body as time goes on and the aging process leaves […]

Joint Replacement Surgery for Seniors & Hospital-to-Home Transition

By |2020-04-22T20:43:12+00:00April 2nd, 2019|

Joint replacement surgery is fairly common as people age. The surgeon removes a damaged or arthritic joint and replaces it with one made of metal or plastic. Ideally, it replicates the joint that is in good physical condition. Traditional surgery requires a larger incision to remove the damaged joint, or you may choose a minimally-invasive […]