Pharmacists are an integral member of your healthcare team. They look for interactions between the medications you’re taking, assess for correct dosages, and provide counsel to you on properly taking and storing medications. Pharmacists are also a resource for questions pertaining to insurances and payment options for medications. It pays to get to know your pharmacist and understand what to share with your pharmacist.
Fall prevention can be done. If you are over 65 and think it can’t happen to you, about one-third of the population over the age of 65 falls each year, and the risk of falls increases proportionately with age. Here are 7 simple tips to prevent falls:
It has been customary for an adult child to worry about their aging parent’s health. But what if the reverse situation has occurred? Instead of failing health on the part of the parent, it is the adult child facing significant health setbacks. How do we handle when the adult child caregiver is facing health setbacks?
Farm-to-table means chefs or cooks establish relationships with farms and buy directly from them, without going through a store, market, or distributor along the way. However, is farm-to-table the best approach for all senior living communities?
If you or your spouse have an IRA and are struggling Medicaid planning and spousal retirement accounts, seek advice prior to taking any drastic measures. Good thorough planning provides protection, and it is more important than ever to plan before the crisis.
For seniors, it’s not only important to have resources, it’s critical that you have quality resources. It’s not about volume, it’s about a place you can go or a person you can talk to that will answer your specific question with clarity.
Here are a few quality resources that I often use when guiding seniors and their families. I thought you might find them useful as well: