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Dehydration in Seniors

What are the signs and symptoms of dehydration? Dehydration can be difficult to identify in the elderly. Constipation, decreased urination, weight loss, increased heart rate,  anorexia, nausea, dry mouth , sunken eyeballs, few or no tears and decreased functional ability are…

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Disaster Preparedness for Alzheimer’s Patients

Disaster situations, such as a hurricane or fire, have significant impact on everyone's safety, but they can be especially upsetting and confusing for individuals with dementia. Disaster Preparedness for Alzheimer's Patients Advance preparations • If your loved one lives in…

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Seniors may have to pay for Medicare home health

WASHINGTON (AP) — Medicare recipients COULD see a sizable new out-of-pocket charge for home health visits if Congress follows through on a recommendation issued Thursday by its own advisory panel. Until now, home health visits from nurses and other providers…

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