Shingles is a painful viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles are most common in older adults and those with weakened immune systems. Assisting a senior in dealing with shingles involves providing practical and emotional support to help them manage the symptoms of the infection. If
While some northern states are experiencing unusually warm weather, places like Denver had their first snowstorm leading to a massive pile-up on November 4th.
Regular checkups for seniors are essential, but sometimes an uncomfortable topic can be colon cancer.
Estimates are that as many as six in ten people who have Alzheimer’s will wander at least once, many of them will wander regularly.
Do you notice that your elderly loved one is experiencing the holiday blues?