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Vertigo What Causes it and How to Alleviate It

Vertigo What Causes it and How to Alleviate It If you wake up in the morning and see the room spinning around and feel seasick even though you are not on a boat, there’s a good chance that you are suffering from vertigo. The whirling sensation makes it difficult for vertigo sufferers to walk straight, … Continue reading “Vertigo What Causes it and How to Alleviate It”

Things to Know About Parkinson’s Disease

Things to Know About Parkinson’s Disease About 60,000 people living in the United Sates are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease every year, and it’s expected that nearly 1 million Americans will be living with the disorder by 2020. That’s well above the number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined! … Continue reading “Things to Know About Parkinson’s Disease”

Things to Know About Diabetes

Things to Know About Diabetes It’s estimated that more than 30 million Americans currently suffer from diagnosed or undiagnosed diabetes. While this potentially life-threatening condition ranks as a leading cause of heart disease, stroke, new cases of adult blindness, and non-injury-related leg and foot amputations, the myths and misconceptions surrounding diabetes often prevent victims from receiving the … Continue reading “Things to Know About Diabetes”

Lower Your Blood Pressure

Lower Your Blood Pressure More than 100 million adults—or almost half of all adults in the United States—have high blood pressure, according to the American Heart Association. Adults of all ages can suffer from high blood pressure, also known as “hypertension,” but the condition is more prevalent in adults over 60 years old. A person … Continue reading “Lower Your Blood Pressure”

A Promising Alzheimer’s Treatment Isn’t in A Pill

A Promising Alzheimer’s Treatment Isn’t in A Pill Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most dreaded diagnoses of old age. Alzheimer’s, this for-now incurable disease ravages the mind, robs the memory, and kills an estimated 1/3 of U.S seniors – more than breast cancer and prostate cancer combined. While deaths attributed to the nation’s top … Continue reading “A Promising Alzheimer’s Treatment Isn’t in A Pill”

Live-In Caregiver Care In-Depth

Live-In Care In-Depth: What it is and how it works… Young people aren’t the only ones who want independence. A growing number of studies have found that older adults want to maintain their independence as they age and stay in their homes as long as possible. The number of seniors needing to use paid long-term … Continue reading “Live-In Caregiver Care In-Depth”

How Can The Elderly Avoid Alzheimer’s Disease? Ensuring a Healthy Lifestyle Might Help!

Want Your Elderly Loved One Avoid Alzheimer’s Disease? Ensuring a Healthy Lifestyle Might Help. Alzheimer’s disease is a devastating diagnosis, for victims and families alike. Although scientists around the world are working feverishly, a cure is likely years – if not decades – away. However, two recent studies suggest there is hope for preventing Alzheimer’s … Continue reading “How Can The Elderly Avoid Alzheimer’s Disease? Ensuring a Healthy Lifestyle Might Help!”

Starving Seniors | The State of Senior Hunger in America

Seniors are waiting in line to get food. Hundreds of seniors across the United States wait in long lines each month. They are not waiting to buy tickets to a popular Broadway show nor are they waiting to buy the latest smartphone. More and more seniors nationwide are going hungry. The rising costs of health … Continue reading “Starving Seniors | The State of Senior Hunger in America”

Seniors Losing Thousands to Flawed Social Security COLA Calculation

Seniors Losing Thousands to Flawed Social Security COLA Calculation Millions of seniors can expect a raise next year, now that the Social Security Administration has announced its intention to boost monthly benefit checks by 1.6% starting in January 2020. For the average retiree collecting Social Security, that means an extra $24 per month or $288 … Continue reading “Seniors Losing Thousands to Flawed Social Security COLA Calculation”

Elder Fraud | Part Two: Should You Trust That Trusted Advisor?

Fraud on the Elderly Alert: Should You Trust That Trusted Advisor? When most people think about elder fraud, they imagine internet phishing swindles, telemarketing scams, and other rip-offs coordinated by invisible strangers likely hundreds of miles away. But more and more, seniors are being victimized much closer to home, often at the hands of financial … Continue reading “Elder Fraud | Part Two: Should You Trust That Trusted Advisor?”