Gulp

            Swallowing Problems Are A Problem When you give your father juice, do you hold your breath waiting to see if it goes down the right pipe? When he eats a sandwich, are you on the edge of your seat ready to perform the Heimlich...

Accidental Overdosing

The Statistics on Medications Older women consume 60% of all prescription and over-the-counter medications. On average, 18.5 prescriptions per person per year are written for older adults, and 83% of people over 65 are taking prescription medications. The risks for...

A Balancing Act

What Are Your Risk Factors for Falling? Maintaining balance is the result of a complex interaction of many systems in the body. With aging, changes occur that reduce how efficient these systems work. Many identifying risk factors for falling include: Balance/gait...