It’s National Senior Center Month and there is a large array of options for our growing older population. The Philadelphia Corporation on Aging is a good local source.
Police in Camden County are searching for a suspect who attacked an elderly woman during a break-in this past weekend.
In China, an adult’s failure to visit elderly parents has just become illegal. In some cases it is illegal in the states as well.
Even though forgetfulness can be an indicator of Alzheimer’s, It is important to remember that certain types of memory loss are normal as we age.
When Sonny and Cher did it, it was the BEAT goes on. When a Bermuda high sings it, it is the HEAT goes on…and on and on.
Approximately 13 million illnesses, and over 110,000 hospitalizations, may have been averted by the flu vaccine over the last six years in the US.
When it comes to health care, you might think that heart disease or cancer cost the most. In actuality, the most expensive condition to treat is dementia.
A Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order is a type of legal form that indicates that a patient should not be offered CPR or other life sustaining measures. When does it apply?
Long term care policies are far from standard, and they differ in significant ways. Here are some critical considerations.
Hearing loss affects more than a quarter of adults over the age of fifty. The number grows to more than fifty percent in people over eighty years of age. Testing for hearing loss is easy and helpful.
The American Geriatric Association recommends everyone over 65 be screened for falls. Home visits looking at lighting and areas of potential dangers like throw rugs.
Three sisters, ages 84-90, are recovering from injuries they sustained in a Friday morning attack.
“He said he was from the water department,” said an elderly woman who did not want to be identified. She is the most recent of at least four victims, all located near Bustleton Avenue.
People who have osteoporosis are at dramatically increased risk for fractures which, in the elderly, can lead to longterm health issues. So, how can this be prevented?
The Cherry Hill Police Department is reaching out to the public for help finding the vehicle wanted in a potential hit-and-run accident that injured a female jogger.