Depression and seniors

Depression and seniors

If you are among those people that doesn’t find pleasure in doing the activities you used to love spending time on, or constantly having feelings of hopelessness, making it hard for you to reach the end of the day – you’re not the only one. Depression can hit...

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Darko Siracevski | Jun 14, 2019

The travel industry is becoming more senior-friendly

The travel industry is becoming more senior-friendly

More and more people aged over 60 appearing all over the world and starting to travel so airports have started to take steps to make their commute easier and more convenient. One of these travelers is Samantha Flores who had some difficulties moving around the airport....

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Darko Siracevski | Jun 11, 2019

Assisted Living Facilities Start Adding Doctors To The Staff

Assisted Living Facilities Start Adding Doctors To The Staff

With seniors getting older and their bodies weakening as a result, assisted living facilities and the likes have started opting in for call in doctors and nurses instead of the regular call to the 911. A 73-year-old patient moved in an assisted living facility in Raleigh,...

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Darko Siracevski | Jun 10, 2019

The Various Stages Of Alzheimer's Disease

The Various Stages Of Alzheimer's Disease

Your life can get substantially more difficult when you find out that one of your loved ones has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. At the moment you get notified, you’ll probably find it hard to plan for the future as you will probably have no idea as to what...

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Darko Siracevski | Jun 4, 2019

Stem Cells Help Fight Osteoarthritis

Stem Cells Help Fight Osteoarthritis

During a new preliminary study, scientists tested using stem cells to combat osteoarthritis. Even though it was a small study, it showed promising results, which will encourage larger studies to be made on this subject. Osteoarthritis of the knee (KOA) is a condition that is caused...

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Darko Siracevski | May 27, 2019

‘Music Memory Box’ Invention Helps Dementia Patients Reconnect With Loved Ones

‘Music Memory Box’ Invention Helps Dementia Patients Reconnect With Loved Ones

An inventor was able to create a ‘Music Memory Box’ with the help of crowdfunding and it’s making a huge difference in people’s lives despite its small size. This Music Memory Box is made with the help of photos, objects, and...

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Darko Siracevski | May 24, 2019

Better dementia diagnosis and care through amyloid PET scans

Better dementia diagnosis and care through amyloid PET scans

There’s some good news coming from the medical community that claims PET scans that are able to identify changes in the brain that are connected with Alzheimer’s disease might make it easier to reach a diagnosis and improve medical care for people affected by dementia and...

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Darko Siracevski | May 21, 2019

Why You Should Do An Early Detection Test for Alzheimer's

Why You Should Do An Early Detection Test for Alzheimer's

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 65 seconds someone develops Alzheimer’s disease in the U.S. At the moment, approximately 4.5 million people have this disease. If the disease keeps spreading with the same rate, almost 14 million people will be affected by

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Darko Siracevski | May 13, 2019

Which are the 6 newest healthcare innovations?

Which are the 6 newest healthcare innovations?

Every year there is an annual Healthcare Conference in London. This year there was a presentation of more than 350 products. Many of these products are tending to change the healthcare system. The companies also remake and change the old technologies into something new. But which...

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Duska Milcovska | May 10, 2019

Senior Living Market Struggles as Claims Rise

Senior Living Market Struggles as Claims Rise

Lawsuits against senior living communities one the rise As the senior population in the U.S. increases, so does the need for more and more senior living communities. And with more senior living communities come more claims and lawsuits raised against them, so when they lose –...

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Darko Siracevski | May 6, 2019

Announcement of 2019 ‘Adding Life To Years’ Fundraising Gala

Announcement of 2019 ‘Adding Life To Years’ Fundraising Gala

Aldersbridge Communities, formerly known as United Methodist Elder Care, is a non-profit long-term care provider for skilled nursing, rehabilitation, assisted living and independent living services that is present on various locations in Rhode Island. They recently announced their annual “Adding Life to Years” fundraising gala...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 29, 2019

Seniors Much More Likely To Work Now Than in 1985

Seniors Much More Likely To Work Now Than in 1985

As single-income families saw a decline during the last century or so, a big number of seniors in America avoid retirement because of lack of money. The choice of leaving the job and retire is being more difficult to make due to the unsteady social safety nets, insufficient...

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Darko Siracevski | Apr 25, 2019

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