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This article is by Michelle Allen, LCSW. Michelle is an experienced social worker and geriatric care manager based in Atlanta and is a ..read more
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Have you noticed that an older relative seems to be having trouble hearing you at times? Or perhaps you’ve realized that sometimes YOU ..read more
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Today we’re covering a touchstone resource for geriatricians: the “Beers List” of medications that older adults should avoid or use ..read more
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As you may know, hospitalization is actually somewhat risky for older adults. This is sometimes surprising to older adults and families. ..read more
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This month — November — is National Family Caregivers Month. If you’ve been in any way assisting another adult with managing health ..read more
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Living wills. Advance directives. Powers of attorney for healthcare. Making your wishes known. Many older adults have never gotten around ..read more
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Worried about falls in an older parent or relative? If so, do you know if their doctor has considered the most useful prevention approaches ..read more
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Most older adults don’t need much help from others. In fact, many of them are quite busy assisting others and otherwise contributing to ..read more
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