Seniors

Remodeling Your Home for Aging in Place

It’s a known fact that older adults want to stay home as long as possible. The worries that stand in the way of aging in place is inaccessible housing and community design. Seniors need easy access to medical facilities, shopping, and transportation. And when a person is at home, the house requires modifications that make it easy to move around in the kitchen, bathroom, bedroom, and living spaces. READ MORE

National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month – November

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 67 seconds, someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s disease. It is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Almost two thirds of the 5.3 million Americans diagnosed with the disease are women. By 2025, the number of Americans with Alzheimer’s is expected to grow past 7 million. READ MORE

What do you know about lung cancer?

November is lung cancer awareness month. According to the American Cancer Society, lung cancer is the second most common cancer in both men and women, accounting for about 13% of all new cancers. The ACS is projecting approximately 221,200 new cases of lung cancer diagnosed for 2015 in the U.S. with an estimated 158,040 deaths (approximately 27% of all cancer deaths). READ MORE

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