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Alcohol and Medications

Christmas spirit sometimes arrives in the form of alcoholic spirits. It’s very easy to indulge in a glass of wine, a hot buttered rum, or spiked eggnog. However, for those on medication – particularly elderly adults – it can be dangerous. Drinking even a little alcohol when you’re taking certain prescription and over-the-counter drugs can …
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Seniors and Loneliness

Loneliness can strike at any age. For seniors loneliness can cause serious health consequences, raising the risks of an earlier-than-expected death and the loss of physical functioning, this according to a study conducted by the University of California.   Aging experts are saying the number of seniors affected by loneliness is growing. What really is loneliness? …
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