What is “aging in place”?
Aging in place simply means that a person — regardless of age — lives in the residence of his or her own choosing. Primarily, this phrase is used in regard to an elderly person maintaining a good quality of life while living in his or her own home. . . .READ THE REST
Preparing for an emergency with a senior
The likelihood that you and your loved ones will recover from an emergency tomorrow often depends on the planning and preparation done today. . . .READ THE REST
In-home care services you might not have considered
What can you do for your aging parent or loved one? A nursing home seems drastic and oh-so-final. It’s also expensive — sometimes downright unaffordable. But what other option do you have? . . .READ THE REST
What is COPD?
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a progressive, non-contagious lung disease in which the airways of the lungs become damaged, making it hard to breathe. . . .READ THE REST
What is delirium?
For elderly adults who have dementia, feeling confused may be expected. But when confusion comes on suddenly or if the senior becomes difficult to arouse, this could be a condition called “delirium.” This type of sudden confusion may be the first sign that the person has another illness and needs medical help right away. . .READ THE REST
Sharing the rich legacy of our veterans
John Kirby shares this story about the legacy of veterans. Kirby was appointed Spokesperson for the Department of Defense in May 2015, having previously served as Pentagon Press Secretary. . . .READ THE REST