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Incontinence: Can It Be Fixed?

Posted Oct 11th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others, Aging Successfully

The mnemonic "DIAPPERS" helps us to remember treatable or reversible causes of incontinence.

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Seniors In The Media

Posted Oct 11th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others, Aging Successfully

Baddie Winkle is a nonageneraian who has made a splash on instagram with an unconventional camera roll.

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Insomnia

Insomnia

Posted Oct 8th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others

Trouble sleeping.  Tossing and turning.  Keeping you up at night.  Insomnia affects up to 25% of older adults.

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Are Hospitals Hazardous to Seniors - Part 2

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself

Families can help reduce the risks of hospitalization for seniors.

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Are Hospitals Hazardous to Seniors - Part 1

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself

A hospital stay can lead to more disability and dependence for a senior.

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Are Vitamins Worth It?

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others

Three reasons to be cautious about vitamins and supplements and why it is important to let your care provider know what you are taking.

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Respite Care

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others, Planning Ahead

Being a care partner is a tough role and getting regular respite can be crucial to carrying on for the long haul.

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Sex and Seniors - Part 1

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others, Aging Successfully

Want to know what's normal in the sex department as we age? What's the best way to bring up sexual health with your doctor? What does a sex therapist do anyway?

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Geriatric Assessment

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others

Geriatric assessments are a comprehensive exam that provides a geriatrician with a complete health picture.

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Sex and Seniors - Part 2

Posted Sep 19th, 2019 in Caring for Yourself, Caring for Others

Can you be an intimate partner, and a caregiver? Many seniors face these changes but it's not something we hear a lot of talk about.

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