Dementia Care Costs for Medicare Beneficiaries

The Alzheimer’s Association says that dementia is a general term for the severe mental decline which interferes with daily life. Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia, involving parts of the brain that control memory, though, and language. Dementia can make it difficult to complete daily tasks. Many of those suffering from dementia need […]

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A Senior Living Neighborhood Can Be Life Transforming

Senior citizen communities’ today range from cozy manufactured houses to the posh luxury of a high-end hotel and resort or leisure liner feel each of which does not seem institutional. Many seniors who have actually made the move to independent living or aided living neighbourhoods declare that they love the life in their new residence. […]

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Why leftover opioids are dangerous and what you can do

Protect your family from unused opioids (BPT) – Want to help protect your family and community from the opioid crisis? Get rid of any unused prescription opioids that may be in cabinets, drawers or anywhere else you store medicine. What are opioids? Prescription opioids are powerful, pain-reducing medicines found in pill forms, syrups or even […]

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Good gut gone bad: The C. diff Invasion

(BPT) – Trillions of bacteria, viruses and other tiny organisms — called “microbes” — live inside our bodies and make up a community known as the microbiome. The diversity of microbes is like a rainforest in our gut, helping us digest food and keep diseases at bay. Like bulldozing a rainforest, taking antibiotics can sometimes […]

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