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Senior Loneliness: Can You Really Make a Difference?

We’re pleased to have Joe Thoron, owner of Aging Parent Rescue, here with us today. Joe is an expert in senior care and independent living and has recommended the Bay Alarm Medical Med...

October 9, 2012

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Is your relative unable to taste food like he or she used to?

If your relative begins to notice that foods - specifically those that are spicy, sweet or very bitter - no longer seem to taste like they once did, he or she may be losing their sense of t...

June 27, 2012

Lisa Wurth

Five ways to prevent complications from type 2 diabetes

If your relative has already received a diagnosis of diabetes, there are certain steps you can take together to ensure that he or she lives a healthy, active life. ...

June 26, 2012

Alan Wu

Do you know the warning signs of sleep apnea?

What you may have chalked up to old age and infirmity may actually be the most visible sign of sleep apnea at play....

June 20, 2012

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Five ways pets can help seniors

If your loved one suffers from loneliness, urge him or her to consider adopting a friendly four-legged companion....

June 19, 2012

Bryan Aldrige

Walking slow in middle age may factor in dementia

Walking speed and hand grip strength are important factors in a senior's ability to avoid falls. However, a new study finds that these factors might also play a role in determining if a pers...

February 17, 2012

Lisa Wurth

Some senior falls may be a result of an undiagnosed neurological disorder

Falls among the elderly are all too common - in 2009 approximately 2.2 million elders suffered nonfatal fall injuries, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention....

February 16, 2012

Lisa Wurth

Common causes behind falls

Falls among the elderly are no laughing matter. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that one in three seniors age 65 and older are predicted to fall each year, which ...

February 14, 2012

Alan Wu

Toronto doctors create new initiative to get seniors moving

A group of researchers and geriatric doctors in Toronto are looking to implement a new program in area hospitals aimed at getting seniors moving during their stays, CTV News reports. ...

February 13, 2012

Jasmine Phu

People with hip conditions may need more than one treatment plan

The use of clinical observation along with magnetic resonance images (MRI) seems to be the best plan for dealing with people who suffer from hip pain, according to a recent study....

February 13, 2012

Bryan Aldrige

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