Why letting go may be best for your loved one Apr 25, 2018 Although it can be a difficult decision to make, an expert at Baylor College of Medicine says keeping loved ones comfortable during their last days may be the best option to avoid painful and unhelpful interventions.
Holidays and hearing loss: How to enjoy time with family Nov 16, 2017 For people who suffer from hearing loss, loud family gatherings over the holidays can cause frustration, confusion and even isolation.
Keep an eye on elderly family members this holiday season Nov 15, 2017 Dr. Angela Catic gives tips on signs and symptoms to look for when traveling with or visiting an elder adult.
Staying hydrated is key for elder adults this summer Jun 22, 2017 As temperatures continue to rise, the risk of heat exhaustion, heat stroke and dehydration also increase among adults 65 years of age and older.
Gut bacteria might one day help slow down aging process Jun 15, 2017 Slowing down the aging process might be possible one day with supplements derived from gut bacteria.
Tips help seniors prepare for natural disasters Jun 8, 2017 Dr. Angela Catic says having medical information readily available is key to being prepared for a hurricane, especially for elder adults who may live alone or with a caregiver.
Weight loss, exercise can reduce frailty in obese older adults May 17, 2017 Researchers find that weight loss plus combined aerobic and resistance training provided greater improvement in physical function and reduction of frailty in older obese adults.
‘Silent seizures’ found in patients with Alzheimer’s disease May 1, 2017 Discovery of ‘Silent seizures’ provides a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and can potentially lead to new treatments.
Age isn’t only reason hair starts to go gray Feb 16, 2017 Although the thought of aging and going gray may be daunting, Dr. Rajani Katta says there are several factors that play a role in developing gray hair.
Older adults advised to make smart sexual health choices Feb 9, 2017 STDs can have a significant impact on the health of elders because they are often diagnosed late due to lack of frequent screening.