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Moving into a new home is always a stressful and time-consuming process. For many seniors, moving entails leaving their comfort zone and starting a new chapter of their life in a new community.
A Florida nursing home and rehab center has found a new tool to keep seniors physically and mentally active -- blockbuster smartphone game Pokemon Go.
Approximately 20 percent of Americans live with hearing loss, according to the Hearing Loss Association of America. If you’re among them, you may think all you need to do in order to hear better is to turn up the volume.
Of all the health issues you may face as you age, vision problems can be particularly devastating. Yet, a new study reveals that many people still don’t understand the leading cause of legal blindness for older Americans.
If you’re like most people, images of your family are probably languishing on your smartphone or tucked away in the closet on an old computer.
June is National Safety Month -- an appropriate time to assess your personal safety and plan ahead for emergencies. This is especially important for those living on their own and looking for ways to maintain their independence.
Summer time is a peak travel season in the U.S., so it’s best to be as prepared as possible – whether it’s going through security checkpoints or making your flight to your vacation destination.
For patients and physicians alike, the current health care environment has never been more promising, but it’s also frustrating.
Elder abuse is a devastating reality for many older adults. The effects of elder abuse range from financial loss to physical injury or even death.
Michael Snowden was just 12 and his sister 16 when their mother began to exhibit symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Although they didn’t receive a definitive diagnosis until seven years later, the need to assume caregiving roles while still in their teens profoundly affected their lives.