Articles

Below is a sampling of articles devoted to senior care topics, including health & wellness issues, finance & legal matters, and tips for both caregivers and careseekers .

Senior Care

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Talking with Older Patients

Communicating effectively, respectfully and compassionately with older patients and seniors; communication and hearing loss considerations. . read more

Health & Wellness

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Physiological Effects of Aging

How aging effects our bodies.. read more

Finance & Legal

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Medicare and Prescription Drug Coverage

Medicare prescription drug coverage is insurance for senior citizens. It covers brand-name and generic prescription medications at participating pharmacies. This coverage offers protection for people whose medication costs are very high, and it protects people from unexpected future prescription medication costs.. read more

Careseeker Tips

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Tips for Interviewing Caregivers

One of the many indicators of a quality caregiver is one’s ability to ask questions in order to get a better understanding of the situation. read more

Caregiver Tips

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Caring for Senior Citizens with Chronic Illness

Senior citizens face many challenges from aging. In addition to these obstacles about 80 percent of senior citizens will end up having to cope with at least one chronic illness and about 50 percent will have at least two. Dealing with a chronic condition is difficult for anyone, particularly senior citizens who may already be facing declines in health associated with aging. . read more

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