Signs of Nursing Home Neglect and Elder Abuse

Moving a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult decision. Families doing this expect their loved one to be treated properly and with dignity. The unfortunate truth is that nursing home neglect happens more often than one expects, affecting millions of people in America every single year. The vulnerability of Nursing Home Residents  […]

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Opioid crisis illuminates the need to see pain medicine specialists

Experts in effective, safer pain management help people get their lives back (BPT) – The opioid crisis has made physicians increasingly wary about prescribing the potentially addictive drugs to their patients in pain. But there is a silver lining — experts in pain medicine, such as physician anesthesiologists, can create individualized pain management plans that […]

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‘It’s just a cough’: Warning signs of bigger issues as you age

(BPT) – Dry skin. Tingling feet. An aching shoulder. A lingering cough. Blurry vision. Our bodies often send out signals when something needs attention. And as we age, it can be hard to know which changes in our bodies are normal signs of the ageing process and which could be cause for greater concern. Most […]

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New technology promotes healthy aging in place

(BPT) – As millions of baby boomers reach their golden years, they’re changing the world yet again, this time by driving a booming market in senior-friendly ageing-in-place technologies. From simple wearable devices to high-tech monitoring systems, the list of gadgets designed to help ageing boomers stay independent is extensive and growing. Home-based technology tools are […]

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