Statistics show 30% of falls occur in people over the age of 65. The cost of pain and suffering is immeasurable but the medical bills, hospital costs, and rehab expenses are known to have cost billions of dollars in Medicare coverage. Unfortunately, statistics prove once a person has fallen, they are at a high risk… Read More


A new approach, animal therapy, has recently become popular in Memory Assisted Care Communities. Dementia patients are prospering from animal therapy. Pets offer companionship and unconditional love; they have a key part in the quality of lives. Fostering a Home-Like Experience In the early 1990s Dr. William Thomas, a medical director at a New York… Read More


However, aging processes introduce a multitude of changes. New medications, different approaches to exercise, loss of friends and family, changes in lifestyle and a possibility of downsizing with a move easily result in a night of tossing and turning. Seek Help for Sleep Problems If you or your spouse complain of snoring or intermittent breathing… Read More


Daily hygiene routines such as flossing and brushing may become more difficult with arthritic hands or strained eyesight. However, there are multiple reasons to treat oral health as a priority. If you have traded your natural pearly whites for dentures, you will still want to read about the impacts of poor dental hygiene. Dental Health… Read More


Keeping relationship skills and being open to new interactions is important no matter your age. Let’s Talk Open communication is a relationship must. What is said and how it is communicated creates a significant difference. Positive communication helps to keep a relationship on the right track. Focus on what is working well and use encouragement… Read More