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Senior Health Issues

  • Understanding and Managing Shingles in Seniors Shingles, also called herpes zoster, is a viral infection that results in a painful rash on one side of the body or face and often lasts several weeks after first appearing. The varicella-zoster virus causes shingles; after recovering from chickenpox, it remains dormant ... Continue Reading
  • Supporting Your Dad After a Stroke What are your dad's care needs going to be after a stroke? It depends on the severity and what abilities it impacts. He is going to need support, even after a mild stroke. What Happens In a Stroke? A stroke may be caused by a ruptured blood vessel. Or, it can be a blood clot ... Continue Reading