Scamming Seniors

Scamming Seniors

It is said that the fastest growing crime in the country is robbing seniors of their savings.  Sometimes it is by people that seniors know and trust. Often it is by total strangers.  The total damage annually, just among older adults, is over $36 billion. The sad part...
How to Help a Senior

How to Help a Senior

While there is no such thing as “typical” seniors, as they age, there are a few basic lifestyle things a family or friend can do to make their lives more comfortable. Nearly 15 million older adults in the U.S. live alone, many feeling that they would be a burden on...
Dealing with Edema

Dealing with Edema

Edema, once called “Dropsy”, is a condition that causes swelling in certain areas of the body.  It often emerges as a result of leaking capillaries which seep fluid into the surrounding tissues, producing the swelling.  It might not seem like a reason to seek medical...
Firetruck Taxi Service

Firetruck Taxi Service

This column often deals with serious issues that challenge you to think about improving your situation or take some sort of action that enhances your condition.  We thought we might take the opportunity to lighten it up a bit and share a “feel good” story. Sandy...