February 2013 Posts

Should all Baby Boomers be tested for Hepatitis C?

In August 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced recommendations that all baby boomers born between 1945 and 1965 be tested for hepatitis C, a contagious liver disease caused by infection with the hepatitis C virus.

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Spousal Family Caregivers

For many couples, the “in sickness and in health” marriage vow plays out later in life with one of the spouses caring for the other. Whenever an elderly husband or wife takes on a greater care role for the other spouse, a number of physical, emotional and financial challenges can occur.

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

For seniors who live alone, staying safe is imperative. Following a few simple steps can truly make a difference in keeping seniors safe and giving everyone peace of mind.

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February Is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month, an opportunity to raise awareness about cardiovascular disease and how to prevent this often-silent killer.

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