Archive for the ‘Elder Care’ Category

Please Pass The Gravy

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Many families will be traveling this week for the American Thanksgiving holiday. If you live in a different city than your parents, the time spent together during the holiday can allow you to see how well they are managing. Be aware of the small things and things that are different. ...

How should we define “Geriatric”? certainly not age 65!

Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

A recent spate of media articles has emphasized the rapid growth of an elderly or “geriatric” cohort who are regularly referred to as ‘65 and over’.  This has been labelled the “Silver Tsunami”, an unfortunate term that does not apply to most older women in North America.  In my case, ...