As America grows older, the prevalence of Alzheimer's disease will increase significantly. According to the Alzheimer's Association, the disease is currently the sixth-leading cause of death, aff
College campuses are typically teeming with 20-somethings who can't walk five steps without putting on a set of earphones or checking their cellphones. But that doesn't mean that a college or unive
Home health care aides are in high demand for seniors. Some seniors might have just come home from the hospital, are recovering from surgery, need care for a chronic illness or simply wish to remai
The Arthritis Foundation makes it easy for you to find top-quality gadgets and tools to help make your everyday activities more comfortable. Its Ease-of-Use Commendation is a label much like the
A cane can greatly improve your balance as you walk, serving as a constant companion or simply as a helpful tool while you recuperate from an injury or recent surgery. While you may have seen canes
If you use a mobility scooter, consider adding a touch of your own personal style to it with decorative accessories. Doing so makes your "ride" easier to identify when you've parked it outside of a
Q: We moved to a mobile home retirement community seven years ago and are happy here. However, the monthly maintenance fees have doubled, and we are concerned about future increases. We live on S
According to the National Institutes of Health, an estimated one-third of the people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 75 and close to one-half of those older than 75 have some degree
Scam artists are smart, capable criminals. They target the elderly because that age group possesses a combination of characteristics that make them ideal victims. The best way to avoid scams is to
Some people like to talk. And talk. And talk a little more. So when social media sites like Facebook started growing in popularity, some people's statuses grew longer, as well. Twitter was one of t
I want to tell you about a shocking encounter I had recently at my local Rite Aid pharmacy. But first, a little background information.
For years, my doctor has prescribed two preventive-type medi
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