Seniors' Health/Medicare

Whether readers enjoy active health, face chronic illness, or are approaching end of life issues, the Seniors’ Health and Medicare section provides practical, research-based information.

Your one-stop for senior care

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Learning to be a Senior

You may research healthy habits, immunization recommendations, and ways to maintain independence with adaptive devices. Older adults might explore menopause, prostate issues, B-12 deficiency, diabetes, stroke, Alzheimer’s, depression, veteran issues, insomnia, and shingles, while learning about infections like UTI, influenza, and MRSA.

Information for Caregivers

Caregivers may research assisted living or nursing homes or learn practical tips for safe home care. Information on medications, mental health, and abuse are also provided.

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Caring For an Elderly Parent

An informational article on the challenges of caring for an elderly parent. The importance of resources and and some example resources are also discussed.
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The Nursing Home Decision

The decision of whether or not to place a loved one in nursing home care can be agonizing. It makes people question core assumptions about the meaning of life.