Mother's Day was the brainchild of Anna Jarvis of West Virginia. In 1908, Anna held a memorial service to honor her mother's deep commitment to love and compassion. Her mother epitomized kiRead More
Staying in touch with friends and relatives does a world of good for older adults. This is especially true for those who live alone.
The ability to easily reach out is important for well-beRead More
Sleep has been under-rated. There is no doubt that miracles occur daily in hospitals. But in the race to vanquish disease, simple things like sleep can get short shrift.
Choosing Wisely, a Read More
Beginning this month, Medicare started sending out new cards to all its members. The mailings will take place in waves. The person you care for may not receive theirs until later in the year. You dRead More
If the person you care for has received a dementia diagnosis, talk with them NOW about their wishes for medical care at the end of life. It's a critical time to update their advance care directRead More