When you think about senior care, there is one important area that is often overlooked — dental hygiene. Dental hygiene for seniors is critical and often can be symptomatic of other health concerns.
Why Dental Hygiene […]
Shingles is a disease that affects your nerves. It can cause burning, shooting pain, tingling, and/or itching, as well as a rash and blisters. The rash usually runs along an inflamed nerve and develops on […]
Our very own Ron D’Aquila was interviewed by News 8 (WTNH) recently to discuss tips for fighting the holiday blues, particularly for the elderly.
In the interview, Ron explained that the winter season can negatively affect […]
It’s the time of year for many family gatherings. Celebrating the holiday season brings family and friends together to share stories and catch up with each other. While it’s a festive time, family events can […]
It is a question many adult children in Connecticut find themselves asking. Is my aging parent safe living alone? For most seniors, there comes a time when they will no longer be safe living alone […]
To buy or not to buy organic, that is the question. The Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes an annual report called the “Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce” that may help your decision making. This […]
Do you see signs and symptoms of Parkinson’s in your senior loved one? Parkinson’s disease is a chronic, progressive (symptoms may get worse as time goes by) disorder in which dopamine levels in your brain […]
Antibiotics and superbugs, is there a connection? Most definitely. Antibiotics have been depended on for fighting bacteria for nearly 100 years. And research has shown that our dependence may have gotten out of control. Overuse […]
Family caregivers often find themselves in the unenviable position of having to make difficult decisions about a senior loved one’s safety and the feasibility of them living alone. No one wants to force an aging […]