Why it’s Great to be Old

Our culture is obsessed with youth. Billions of dollars are spent on anti-aging products—elixirs and lotions and magic pills. In a list of top ten worst things to happen, getting old is in the top five. Our bodies start deteriorating, we face new challenges and illnesses, and we start losing people we love. Aging is…

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Geriatricians Numbers Fall in SNFs as Advanced Doctors Move In

Geriatricians are on the decline at skilled nursing facilities, (SNF’s), according to a recent report in Skilled Nursing News.   Geriatricians: What Is A Geriatrician Physician? A geriatric physician, also called a geriatrician, is a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease in elderly adults. Their credentials are board certified,…

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Hearing Loss And Dementia, Which One Is The Trigger?

Research has identified a correlation between hearing loss and dementia.  Results demonstrated a direct effect of sound loss to increase senior hospitalizations, declining physical health, and memory loss. One in three people age 65 years and older suffer from hearing loss. Watch:   Hearing Solutions In the Senior living industry, residents with this loss display…

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