Often Nurses are the unsung heroes of the medical profession. Today, marks National Nurses Day, a day to recognize the important role nurses play in caring for the growing Senior population. A rapid rise in the age group of those over 65 demonstrates an increased need for nurses, especially in gerontology. Care and Treatment Expanded… Read More


The changes brought on by the pandemic were devastating. The elderly population were among the most heavily affected due to lack of resources, vulnerability to disease, increased isolation, depression, and loss of financial security. There have been stark increases in depression and anxiety, especially with extended lockdowns. Grandparents could not have visitations and be hugged… Read More


Support and continuity of social ties is important when a Senior transitions hoping to continue their Quality of Life in a new setting. Established networks of friends and family are instinctive venues for loving advice, companionship and support. The assistance and encouragement found in these circles are reliable steps to a Senior’s successful transition. Bridge… Read More


One in ten adults over the age of 60 experience elder abuse in the United States  Sadly, less than 8% of these incidents are reported. The physical and mental limitations of aging adults make them easy targets while a lifetime accumulation of financial assets makes them attractive victims. We all need to learn and recognize… Read More


February 4th, World Cancer Day, is much more than honoring those who have lost their lives to cancer. The 2021 theme “I am and I will” inspires a call-to-action, a focus on raising the awareness of cancer, its symptoms, and impacts. Today we are asked to make a commitment to promote ongoing research, make a donation and start being a part of cancer education. Sixty percent of cancer diagnoses occur in the 65 and older population making awareness of cancer symptoms in older adults crucial.   … Read More