Successful Aging Resources
January 3, 2017
Seniors account for 34 percent of all prescription medication use and 30 percent of over-the-counter medication use in the U.S. Many older adults take more than one medication on a daily basis. It makes them more susceptible to various forms of mismanagement. This is especially concerning when it comes to seniors and driving.
November 17, 2016
During the holiday season, we are all at risk of eating one too many slices of pumpkin pie and causing our pants to fit a little more snugly around the waist. It can be difficult to resist overindulging at holiday parties and family dinners when that last scoop of mashed potatoes or that yummy-looking chocolate chip cookie is right in front of you.
November 3, 2016
The frantic pace of the holiday season may leave Indiana caregivers feeling a little more tired and run down than usual. It can set the stage for the flu to make an appearance. A weaker immune system puts you at higher risk for being bitten by the bug.
October 20, 2016
In recent years, you may have noticed commercials on television that talk about osteoporosis and how to prevent it from occurring as you age. Using celebrities to call attention to this nationwide problem has helped to educate the millions of Americans who already live with the disease or are at risk of developing it.
October 4, 2016
The influenza virus, more commonly known as the flu, is responsible for seasonal illnesses in people of all ages every year. During flu season, taking necessary steps to stay healthy can sometimes mean the difference between life and death.
September 8, 2016
Even though most people hope to remain at home as they age, there may be significant risks in doing so. In addition to accidents, which can happen anytime, anywhere, there are age-related health concerns that end up sending millions of seniors to the emergency room every year.