September 2012 Posts

Is the Internet Creating Hypochondriacs?

These and other stories are in the October edition of the Caring Right at Home e-newsletter, providing information, advice and support for adult caregiving.

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Benefits of a Healthy Weight

Maintaining a healthy weight at any age is always important, but especially in the senior population.

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Preventative Care Services

Managing your overall health well includes making use of preventative care services such as blood pressure screenings and vaccinations.

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High Cholesterol in Elders

Older individuals typically have more buildup of cholesterol, called plaque, in their arteries. Plaque buildup combined with high cholesterol levels puts seniors at higher risk for developing heart disease.

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September Is World Alzheimer’s Month

September is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month when people nationwide are encouraged to support the needs of Alzheimer’s patients and their families and advocate for research, treatment and care for this debilitating and deadly disease.

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