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?
By Deniese Williams, RN Personal hygiene can become a troubling issue for older loved ones. They may wear the same dirty, rumpled clothes day after day, neglect to brush their teeth or forget to bathe entirely. What should you do when you observe that they no longer seem to care about their appearance? Here are … Read more How to Discuss Personal Hygiene with Seniors