Monthly Archives: November 2020

The good news is that dementia is not a direct risk factor for COVID-19 (coronavirus). The not-so-good news is that behaviors associated with dementia, combined with age and other common health issues in older adults, may inflate risk. People with dementia tend to forget personal hygiene habits like washing their hands, which can be crucial …

Hearing loss adds to the misconceived stereotype that older adults are “slow,” which is almost always not the case! Identifying and treating hearing loss head on will help to avoid the negative notions that come with it. Older adults who let their hearing loss go untreated sometimes become angry, lonely or depressed, which in turn could …

Ratings assure public of quality, staffing and compliance How do you select the best rehabilitation and long-term care providers for a chronic health condition, frailty, or recovery following a stroke, heart attack, joint replacement, serious infection, or accident? U.S. News and World Report rated over 15,000 nursing homes nationally to help people find appropriate, reliable …