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  • Expired Medications Carry Certain Risks for Seniors Expired Medications Carry Certain Risks for Seniors I recently went in search of triple antibiotic ointment for a minor wound I sustained while doing yard work. As I rummaged through our medicine cabinet, I found everything but the ointment! As I perused the items along the shelves of the cabinet, I realized from aged ... Read More
  • Wellness Calls to Seniors Offer Peace of Mind for Families Wellness Calls to Seniors Offer Peace of Mind for Families If there is one thing I have discovered when talking with seniors and their family members over the last year it is they all have suffered some level of stress and anxiety regarding their aging loved ones due to COVID-19 and their subsequent isolation. Aside from COVID, ... Read More
  • How Autism Spectrum Disorder Affects Aging Adults How Autism Spectrum Disorder Affects Aging Adults I know a number of children, adolescents and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and I’ve had the pleasure of assisting aging adults and seniors on the spectrum. What most people don’t realize is there are real challenges seniors with autism face as they grow older with ... Read More
  • COVID Vaccines Make Celebrating Easter Safer for Seniors COVID Vaccines Make Celebrating Easter Safer for Seniors “ Here comes Peter Cottontail hopping down the bunny trail. Hippity hoppity Easter’s on its way! ” Actor, singer, comedian and philanthropist, Danny Kaye, sang this song in a stop-animation Easter special that aired on television in 1971. Seniors, Boomers and their children ... Read More
  • Seniors Can Avoid Disease with Proper Nutrition Seniors Can Avoid Disease with Proper Nutrition In the spirit of St Patrick’s Day, I thought I’d reference an Irish author and speaker, Karen O’Conner, who said it best in the title of her book , Getting Old Ain’t for Wimps: Inspirations and Stories to Warm Your Heart and Tickle Your Funny Bone . This is so very true. ... Read More
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