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  • Hearing Aids & Medicare: What Seniors Should Know

    Does medicare cover hearing aids? It is a question older adults and family caregivers frequently ask. We know the risk for hearing problems increases with aging. As many as one in three people over ... Read More
  • Silent but Deadly: What is a Silent Heart Attack?

    When you think of a heart attack, you may think of chest pains, shortness of breath, and pain in the left arm. What if your loved one didn’t have any of these symptoms? If so, they may have ... Read More
  • Congestive Heart Failure Life Expectancy: 4 Facts

    This post was published on February 17, 2015 and updated on January 8, 2019. Nearly everyone knows something about heart disease. From high blood pressure & cholesterol to bypass surgery to heart ... Read More
  • A Different Kind of Valentine’s: Sexuality and Dementia

    Most of us are comfortable with the Valentine’s Day images of hearts, flowers and romantic encounters among people who have young, healthy, beautiful bodies. But how do you suppose all the starry-eyed ... Read More
  • Keep an Eye Out for These Vision Problems in Older Adults

    Nobody wants to lose their vision, but impairment of vision due to old age is one of the most common ailments affecting the elderly. According to the American Association for the Blind, more than 6.5 ... Read More