Hearing Health & Brain Health

HEARING HEALTH AND BRAIN HEALTH: IS THERE A CONNECTION? A new study shows there is a higher risk of accelerated cognitive decline due to withdrawal from social activities for individuals with hearing loss who do not actively use hearing aids. It’s widely known that as...

What’s in a Smile?

Recently I was going through the check out in a local business, I was mulling over what a terrible day it had been. I am positive that I had an unhappy look on my face. I was caught by surprise when the teller smiled and me and asked in a very cheerful tone of voice,...

Top Signs Your Aging Parent Needs Help

The Missed Medication: Missed doses and medication mistakes (overdosing and running out of pills before the next prescription can be refilled) can lead to very serious medical complications. Older people often take multiple prescriptions for various health...

Reducing Loneliness in Elders around the Holidays

It is often felt that holidays should be happy times, with generations of traditions coming to the forefront.  We tend to celebrate the holidays, so doesn’t that mean happiness?  The reality, however, is that many people can feel isolated and lonely during...
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