Dehydration occurs when the outflow of water is more than the intake. A decrease in water content as we age is normal. Profuse sweating, loss of efficient kidney function and more urine output accentuate the need to hydrate more often. As we age our sense of thirst also decreases and there is a good chance we may become dehydrated with no sense of being thirsty.… Read More


Aging well is not only being aware of your diet but knowing the resources to help you have a continuing quality of life. Bridge to Better Living has the resources to assist you transition into Retirement Living. Contact us today for more information about our no-cost to the client service. Bridge to Better Living is all about YOU.… Read More


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