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


Ten percent of the U.S. population has been diagnosed with diabetes, not including those who have been identified as pre-diabetic. This disease is non-discriminatory and affects all social, economic and ethnic backgrounds. March 23rd is designated as Diabetes Alert Day. Understand risks for this disease and learn how to address symptoms or seek treatment. DIABETES… 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


Seniors have a higher risk of suffering a stroke or heart attack as advancing age creates a natural thickening in the heart’s chamber walls. Increased stress or unusual physical activity in Seniors cause irregular heart rhythms as blood pressure rises. According to the American College of Cardiology “… 90% of stroke risk is due to… Read More


Winter often evokes memories of soft flannel pajamas, snowball fights, hot cocoa with marshmallows, and time spent around the fireplace with family and friends. The harsh reality of winter for many Seniors however is increased joint pain and stiffness due to arthritis. Why Is Arthritis Worse in Winter?   Studies show many who suffer from… Read More