The population of the United States is growing older. Demographic studies over the past few decades confirm it. By the year 2040, just two decades from now, the number of Americans age 65 and older is expected to reach 80 million, and makeup about 20% of the population. Even though Americans generally live longer than … Read more Caregiver Stress: Managing Your Time, Well-being and Mental Health Around the Holidays
Scammers can and do target people of any age. However, scams targeting seniors are becoming more common and causing significant impact. Why? Because mature adults, especially those planning for retirement, often have substantial nest eggs, making them a natural target for scams. Here are the 7 most common scams targeting people age 65 or older. … Read more 7 Scams Targeting Seniors and How to Protect Yourself
Many different drugs are used to calm individuals with dementia and their symptoms, with medication regimens based on the type of dementia each individual has. Some of the most common include painkillers like buprenorphine, antipsychotic medications and benzodiazepines. There is no cure for dementia and, as a progressive disease, it gets worse over time, often … Read more What Drugs Are Used to Calm Dementia Patients?