Becoming a caregiver for an elderly parent, spouse or domestic partner is a role many adults will play at some point in their lives. This situation may happen suddenly, usually after a serious fall, or come on gradually after a series of minor accidents or declining health by an elderly...

While we all enjoy a good laugh studies show that laughter is also good for your health. It turns out the popular quote: “Laughter is the best medicine” is true. In fact, this saying originates from a verse in the Bible (Proverbs 17:22), “A cheerful...

Talking to an elderly driver about when it may be time give up the keys is a tough conversation to have with a parent or loved one. The ability to drive represents independence— something most seniors do not want to give up. ELDERLY DRIVING STATISTICS According to the most...

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention every 20 minutes an older adult dies from a fall in the United States. More than 95% of hip fractures are caused by falling. Falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injury.   We receive many...

Retired from their careers and with their children grown and leading their own busy lives, many seniors I work with tell me they feel they no longer have a purpose in their lives. Several of my clients have outlived their friends or other family members....