Is my forgetfulness normal?

What’s considered normal when it comes to forgetfulness? Truth time: Have you gone to the pantry and forgotten what you were looking for? Do you struggle with remembering your new neighbors’ names? After you talk to someone about Alzheimer’s, do you privately wonder if you are heading down that slippery slope? There’s something about talking Read More

October 21st is Check Your Meds Day

It’s not shocking that prescribed drug use among the older population has increased in the past decades. The majority of people aged 55 and older take at least one prescription. A big motivation to check your medication labels for expiration dates, refill notifications and side effects and possible drug interaction precautions are fall prevention. Did Read More

Fighting Loneliness in the Elderly Feeling Isolated

A 2018 survey conducted by Cigna insurance concluded that out of 20,000 adults, almost half report feeling lonely sometimes or always; feeling left out; not having daily meaningful in-person social interactions or extended conversations; or feeling isolated. A similar piece of research conducted in 2018 by AARP Foundation, an organization dedicated to empowering American seniors, Read More