Today you feel terrific, full of energy and gusto… tomorrow? We often forget our health may change with a blink of an eye. It is important for Seniors to remember the seriousness of regular health checkups. Retirees may joke about social calendars filled with medical appointments but with age, bodies require more care. A healthy… Read More


Parents, like snowflakes, are unique in design, even more so when a parent is diagnosed with dementia. What was once a loving relationship may start to unravel with memory loss and dementia issues. Perceptions and attitudes change parental/child bonds when dementia becomes the invisible participant. Initially, you need to “let go” of traditional parental images… Read More


World Health Day, created by the First Health Assembly in 1948, is recognized today. This year, the 73rd anniversary of the World Health Organization asks leaders to encourage “building a fairer, healthier world.” The theme’s purpose is to monitor health inequities and promote every person’s right to good health. Seniors, unfortunately, experience more health complications… Read More


Vaccines have always been a high priority for Seniors and their loved ones. The recent COVID-19 pandemic has further demonstrated the importance of vaccines in preventing the spread of deadly disease. A vaccine is embedded with microorganisms the same as or similar to the disease. When administered, the vaccine stimulates the immune system to create… 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