Scleroderma: Caring for another Autoimmune Disease

Posted by Chelsea Shaffer on 6/15/2018 to Around the House 0 Comments
Scleroderma: Caring for another Autoimmune Disease
Another day, another disease that’s gone under the radar for far too long. There are countless autoimmune diseases, most of us know about them but then there are the few diseases that have been silent for so long that most of us remain uneducated. Scleroderma is one of these autoimmune diseases that hasn’t received proper recognition because of its rarity in cases over the years. It’s time we shed some light on it.

Phone Scam Safety for Seniors

Posted by Bonnie Joffee on 4/24/2018 to Around the House 0 Comments
Phone Scam Safety for Seniors
The truth is, 30 to 40 percent of all the robocalls are scams. This translates into over 10 billion scam robocalls each year that come into the United States. Even non-scam-like robocalls are considered illegal unless the recipient has agreed to be on a certain list. The FTC and FCC are diligently working to combat this growing problem with much difficulty.

Gastric Bypass Surgery

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 3/2/2018 to On the Move 0 Comments
Gastric Bypass Surgery
Gastric Bypass Surgery—Is this procedure good for the older population? There is good reason for an older person to be seriously considered for Bariatric surgery, and their quality of life may improve.

Flu Protection for the Elderly

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 1/29/2018 to Caregiver Issues 0 Comments
Flu Protection for the Elderly
We are in the throws of the flu season and unfortunately the U.S. is experiencing a ‘moderate-severe’ outbreak for 2017-2018. According to the CDC, ‘ 71 percent and 85 percent of seasonal flu-related deaths have occurred in people 65 years and older

In Home Caregiving

Posted by Bonnie Joffe on 12/9/2017 0 Comments
In Home Caregiving
We have entered into a new era of healthcare — with the possible Medicare and Medicaid cutbacks, the looming increases in our insurance premiums and deductibles, there is no denying that our healthcare system is more than just problematic, no matter what side of the political spectrum you are on.