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Most Recent Posts from November, 2021

  • Sudden Fainting: Causes of Syncope in Elderly Adults

    Remember that friend in high school who fainted the day you typed your blood in biology class? Then you are already familiar with syncope. Syncope, or sudden fainting, can happen to anyone at any age. ... Read More
  • Swallowing Problems in Elderly Adults

    For most healthy adults, swallowing is reflexive, something you don’t have to think about. But after reaching a certain age, the elderly having trouble swallowing becomes quite common. It can also ... Read More
  • Home for the Holidays: Does My Senior Loved One Need In-Home Care?

    With the aroma of comfort meals filling homes and strings of colorful lights hanging to brighten up winter’s dreariness, it’s one of the most wonderful time of the year when family members and ... Read More
  • Involuntary Grunting in Elderly Adults: What's the Cause?

    An elderly person making grunting noises might be doing it for a thousand different reasons. In fact, vocally disruptive behavior is a trait found among as many as 40% of nursing home residents. It ... Read More
  • How Serious is Cellulitis in the Elderly?

    Cellulitis is a bacterial infection common in middle-aged and older adults. It spreads throughout the skin and affects deeper fat tissues just beneath. As you age, your skin naturally becomes more ... Read More
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