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Here's a bitter pill to swallow: the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has found that a certain group of psychiatric drugs can increase the risk of death in seniors suffering from dementia. As a result, the agency is warning doctors against prescribing the drugs.
The Georgia Department of Human Resources Division of Aging Services is offering tips to help older adults stay cool and avoid heat-related illnesses like heat stroke and heat exhaustion.
Actor and Kentucky native William Mapother is leading a state and national effort to protect elders in a new public awareness campaign for the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
Caregiverlist.com is helping seniors and their loved ones define care needs and understand the many caregiving options of today.
Rather than a frantic search for a suitable assisted living or nursing home in a strange city, you can now access a listing of every licensed senior care facility in the western United States and Florida.
The nation's leading assisted living association recently recognized 14 senior living companies for operational strategies that improve efficiency, enhance resident care, retain staff and save energy costs.