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Handicapped Vans Give You Freedom To Travel


If you’re living with a disability that makes walking difficult or you need a wheel chair than you already know that it can complicate getting from point A to point B. Buses have sections that can be adjusted to fit wheelchairs but it takes a few minutes to set up. Depending on where you live […]

Spotlight On: The Atwater at McLean Memory Care Assisted Living


Located in a separate and safe neighborhood within the McLean Assisted Living Center, The Atwater at McLean provides a compassionate, inspiring, person-centered memory care assisted lifestyle. Our small, personal setting allows residents to live each day in a stimulating environment best suited to their individual needs. It features: 23 private and deluxe suites Balcony off the […]

The Eye Test – Alzheimer’s Disease Detection at The Most Crucial Point


Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive, debilitating condition that is characterized by significant loss of memory. It is the most common form of dementia, and affects millions of people around the world. With no known cause or cure, it is quite understandable that Alzheimer’s remains a subject of much research and debate in the medical community. […]

The Three Best Ways to Find Income Based Apartments for Seniors


Finding affordable housing for seniors can often be a difficult task, especially when financial resources are extremely limited. One possible avenue is to check into income based apartments for seniors that consider tenants’ income when determining the amount of the monthly rent. There are three potential resources that can provide help in locating available income […]

Fighting Back the Fear of Falling


“I’ve fallen and I can’t get up!” was a catchphrase popularized in the late 80s and early 90s based on a series of commercials aimed at getting elderly television viewers to purchase medical alarms. It would later go on to be used as a source of comedic relief by such iconic television characters like Steve […]

What is Frontal Lobe Dementia?


Of the diagnoses involved with various types of dementia and their symptoms, frontal lobe dementia may go unnoticed due to its low rate of incidence. Although relatively rare, frontal lobe dementia is a combination of degenerative diseases that may produce some of the same symptoms as the more common vascular dementia. It is described as […]

Geemarc Amplified Telephone With One Touch Photo Keys Review


As we age, even if we are in great general health, one component of our bodies that will naturally start to degenerate is our eyesight. From ages 60 and up, a person’s ability to see will start to become more strained and spotty causing from either natural causes, or an eye condition, which causes difficulty […]

Broken Hip Recovery in the Elderly: How to How to Prevent Further Injury


A broken hip is one of the most common injuries among elderly people. In fact, over 300,000 Americans are hospitalized each year as a result of hip related injuries associated with falling down. The broken hip recovery process is long and delicate and requires special attention from both the injured person as well as any […]

5 Signs of Alzheimer’s that You Might Not be Aware Of


Memory loss is the most commonly recognized sign of Alzheimer’s disease, but it is not the only sign. In fact, there are a number of signs of Alzheimer’s that appear prior to the onset of severe memory loss and during the early stages of memory loss. Before discussing the five most missed signs of Alzheimer’s […]

Ez2care Alumium 30 Inch Reacher Review


The Ez2care Alumium 30 Inch Reacher is the ideal solution for people who use a walker or wheelchair. It is perfect for people who have difficulty bending over or picking up objects off the floor as it is not only very lightweight but it is ergonomically designed and easy to use. It has a durable […]