NEW CALIFORNIA LAW FOR LGBT SENIORS ENSURES RESPECTFUL & COMPETENT ELDER CAR by Richard Chace
10/27/2013 at 17:36
Ground-breaking new legislation was signed by California Governor Jerry Brown earlier this month to ensure lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) senior citizens will receive respectful and competent elder care. Assembly Bill 663 was authored by Assembly member Jimmy Gomez ...
FRAUD: FINANCIAL SCAMS: HOW TO HELP PROTECT YOUR ELDERLY PARENTS by Richard Chace
9/4/2013 at 06:18
It is a sad fact that senior citizens are often the target of financial scams and as recently as August 24, 2013, an 88-year old Burbank, CA suffering from dementia was conned out of more than $40,000.
IS IT TIME TO CONSIDER ELDER CARE OPTIONS? by Richard Chace
7/31/2013 at 17:40
The Baby-Boomer generation is aging and whether you live near or far from your parents, you will mostly likely be involved in the care of an elderly family member in one day. While that day might not be today and ...
TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES IN ELDER CARE by Richard Chace
5/26/2013 at 07:12
From sleep tracking sensors to a “magic carpet” that detects, or may even predict, human falls and mobility problems, technological advances in elder care have moved beyond science fiction fantasy to real-world solutions.
MOTHER’S DAY IDEAS FOR ELDERLY MOMS by Richard Chace
5/3/2013 at 19:38
As your mom ages, traditional Mother’s Day gifts such as flowers, jewelry, perfume and chocolates, may no longer be appropriate due to health concerns or physical limitations. Rather than giving items or knick-knacks that she does not need nor has ...
Spring has sprung, at least in most of the U.S., and with the season comes warmer weather, budding blooms and increased daylight. Springtime is also a symbol of renewal and like birds, many people feel inspired to re-feather their nest, ...
SENIOR CITIZENS & THE FLU: PART II by Richard Chace
3/9/2013 at 11:10
The flu has been particularly hard on infants and the elderly this season and as we discussed in Part I of Senior Citizens and the Flu, although the flu shot is readily available, the rate of effectiveness for the elderly ...
We are eight weeks into 2013 and spring is just a few weeks away but many people in the U.S. are still battling the flu. While some states have only sporadic influenza activity, the United States Centers for ...