Archive for: 2016

Old age is an inevitable part of life. As a person advances in age, they slow down, and become less independent. Elderly people have specific requirements for physical activity, diet, medication and general lifestyle. One of the most positive effects on the elderly and infirm is the effect that keeping pets have on the…

Alzheimer’s disease Explained Alzheimer’s disease is a neurological disease of the brain that develops over a period of time, rendering the brain incapable of working properly. Some of the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease is that the patient loses their memory, and their capacity to communicate and perform everyday func…

Medicare is a medical insurance program sponsored and managed by the federal government in the US. All Americans who are 65 or older are eligible for Medicare. There are some exceptions, such as people with disabilities, terminal illnesses or chronic conditions like End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), and those people are…

One of the important things about growing old is what is generally termed as ‘putting one’s affairs in order’. In legal parlance it is known as ‘estate planning’, and is a specialized branch of law, which needs to be handled by a professional. There is a sizeable population of aging people in the Tampa Bay area and for…