Do you know any of the signs for the various types of elder abuse?

What Aging Boomers need to know about the signs and types of Elder Abuse Boomers, listen up. Here’s an issue you should not only care about because it affects your parents, aunts, and uncles. But it’s going to affect your generation big time. Elder abuse is a mistreatment of the elderly through actions that intentionally Read More

Human to Human Connection – We All Need It

From a warm handshake to sympathetic hug, we crave real human contact, which is necessary for human beings to thrive and has emotional and physical health benefits. Physiologically, not having a social support system is actually a source of chronic stress for our bodies, which raises the risk of cardiovascular disease and other challenges to Read More

Elderly Self-Neglect

Self-neglect is a  growing problem among seniors Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according to a new survey of eldercare experts. The survey which was conducted by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) finds that self-neglect among seniors is the most common form of elderly abuse/neglect Read More

Some People With Alzheimer’s Will Wander

You can’t know when it will happen, however, it is common for a person with dementia to wander and become lost; many do repeatedly. According to Medic Alert (live 24-hour emergency response service), over 60% of those with dementia will wander at some point during the course of the disease. Wandering can be dangerous – Read More