Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert

Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert Security experts have consistently cautioned consumers about protecting their computers from hackers. Now, the same warnings are being issued over smartphones. With more people using their phones to shop, bank, and conduct other types of business, hackers are finding a treasure trove of personal information on mobile phones. “I always … Continue reading “Elderly Scam / Fraud Alert”

Aging In Place

Aging In Place Some older adults in North Carolina who want to age in place are becoming members of a “pod”—a care pod, that is—to get the services that they need to stay in their homes. CarePods, a Charlotte-based company, is transforming the way seniors age in place in the greater Charlotte area, as well … Continue reading “Aging In Place”

Long-Term Care Industry

Long-Term Care Industry Nearly two years after COVID-19 began spreading across the United States, the long-term care industry continues to feel the brutal impact from the pandemic. The industry had already been struggling financially and the pandemic only made matters worse. An analysis by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living … Continue reading “Long-Term Care Industry”

Best Foods To Keep You Hydrated

Best Foods To Keep You Hydrated When thinking about keeping the body hydrated, what usually comes to mind is a picture of a sweating athlete consuming a brightly colored sports drink after an intense workout. But, the truth of the matter is it’s important for everyone—athletes and non-athletes alike— to stay hydrated in order for … Continue reading “Best Foods To Keep You Hydrated”

Reduce Inflammation From Arthritis With These Foods

Reduce Inflammation From Arthritis With These Foods More than 54 million Americans, or 23 percent of all adults, have one physical condition in common: arthritis. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), arthritis is a leading cause of work disability and has an annual price tag of $303.5 billion for medical … Continue reading “Reduce Inflammation From Arthritis With These Foods”

Long Term Care

Long Term Care When U.S. Rep. Tom Suozzi (D-New York) was growing up, all four of his grandparents lived with him and his family in Glen Cove, New York. Suozzi said three of his grandparents were very sick and his family pitched in to care for them. Suozzi said his mother, a former operating room … Continue reading “Long Term Care”

Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack

Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack When we think of people having a heart attack, we usually imagine them clutching their chest, doubling over in pain, and collapsing, as we see on a television show or in the movies. But, not all heart attacks are that intense. In fact, a person could be having a … Continue reading “Signs Of A Silent Heart Attack”