According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), falls are the leading cause of fatal injury among older adults – and that one-third of Americans aged 65+ are injured in falls each year. In “Bracing for the Falls of an Aging Nation”, New York Times writer Katie Hafner examines those frightening statistics Read More
Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 — Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according to a new survey issued by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM). Tragic cases like the ones in this article can be avoided. Having a loving, skilled caregiver take care of specific Read More
Options & Resources for Ourselves or Our Parents: Senior Financial Planner Mary Ballin, Mosaic Financial Partners, Inc., interviews Linda Fodrini-Johnson, the co-founder of Eldercare Answers, a geriatric care management agency in northern California.
A University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study in the United States found that “having good neighbors and feeling connected to others in the local community may help to curb an individual’s heart attack risk.” If you have a family member over the age of 75 who does not live in a neighborhood conducive to Read More
Lamorinda Weekly, July 30th, 2014 If you are between 55 and 64 years old, you are in the biggest age group of your generation, with over 9.8 million baby boomers in California alone! Some of you plan on working till 70 and many of you want to retire early because of plans to have a Read More
Lamorinda Weekly, June 19, 2014 Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, speaks of the challenges when learning about a newly diagnosed Alzheimer’s patient. Linda offers some “Tools Needed to Communicate” with someone who has a dementia. To read the article please click here.