Mental Health Awareness Month

May 7, 2021

Mental Health Awareness Month   May is Mental Health Awareness month. Beginning in the United States in 1949, the Mental Health America (MHA) organization wanted to educate the public, raise awareness, and reduce the stigma associated with mental health...


Signs of Glaucoma

April 13, 2021

Signs of Glaucoma Approximately 3 million Americans have glaucoma but because there are not many signs of glaucoma only about half are aware of their condition. It is one of the leading causes of blindness for people over the age of 60. Also, 75% of those who are...


American Heart Month

February 8, 2021

American Heart Month February is associated with love, flowers, chocolate, cupid, and hearts because the 14th is Valentine’s Day. However, February is also American Heart Month sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA). This campaign is an attempt to motivate...


Memory Loss

January 7, 2021

Memory Loss: Ways You Can Boost Brain Health for Seniors   As we age, we all notice some changes in our ability to remember things. Maybe you have walked into another room and cannot remember why. Perhaps you have trouble trying to recall a familiar name or word...


The Twindemic & the Elderly

November 12, 2020

The Twindemic & the Elderly COVID and Flu Season The entire world has been struggling for over eight months to combat COVID-19, the Coronavirus, which is an infectious disease that attacks the respiratory system including the nose, sinuses, or upper throat. Now,...


Vitamin D Deficiency in Elderly

October 7, 2020

   Vitamin D Deficiency in Elderly :                   Is Your Loved One Getting Enough Vitamin D?   A lack of vitamin D is a common issue among people of all ages, but there is an increased risk for vitamin D deficiency in elderly adults. Oxford University Press...