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Polypharmacy and the Elderly

Polypharmacy is the concurrent use of multiple medications, usually five or more, and is prevalent in the elderly American population.

By |2021-04-06T11:25:25-05:00April 12th, 2021|Elder Law|Comments Off on Polypharmacy and the Elderly

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Every month of April, the global Parkinson's community engages to support awareness of Parkinson's disease (“PD”), a disease whose cause remains largely unknown although treatment options exist. This year the Parkinson's Foundation campaign theme is #KnowMorePD. 

By |2021-03-23T09:11:32-05:00April 5th, 2021|Elder Law|Comments Off on April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month

How to Thrive as a Family Caregiver

If something should happen to your health, have you put into writing who should make decisions for you, who should manage your affairs, and what your wishes are regarding your care? If not, the time couldn’t be better.

By |2021-03-18T15:29:15-05:00March 22nd, 2021|Elder Law|Comments Off on How to Thrive as a Family Caregiver

The Growing Need for Geriatric Care Managers

A geriatric care manager is a highly skilled advocate for older adults and is specially trained to help identify resources to make managing your loved one's daily life easier.

By |2021-02-23T14:59:40-06:00March 1st, 2021|Elder Law|Comments Off on The Growing Need for Geriatric Care Managers

Coping With More Days of Pandemic Uncertainty

We have vaccines, however the rollout has been slower than expected. COVID 19 is raging throughout many states. So how do we continue to maintain strong mental health during the next several months after enduring so much already?

By |2021-01-28T09:34:22-06:00February 1st, 2021|Elder Law|Comments Off on Coping With More Days of Pandemic Uncertainty

Ten Organizations that Provide Resources for Seniors Who Live Independently

Independent living for aging Americans should be an enjoyable, rewarding time of life. Aging in place is becoming particularly attractive to baby boomers who prefer the dignity and quality of life living at home while employing online resources (many of which are available in Spanish) to help them meet the needs of living safely, healthily, and happily.

By |2020-12-29T15:25:45-06:00January 4th, 2021|Elder Law|Comments Off on Ten Organizations that Provide Resources for Seniors Who Live Independently
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