To Weed Or Not To Weed? The growing cannabis industry

Oct 04, 2019
If you listen to the news these days it's hard not to hear about some push for maijuana legislation.  With 11 states already legalizing recreational marijuana and another 22 approving it for medical use, more states are sure to follow...

Cleveland To Establish Alzheimer's Research Center

Aug 05, 2019
For those that may have missed it, the Cleveland Clinic issued the following press release in early July (2019): National Institute on Aging Awards $4.23 Million to Establish Cleveland Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center.  New Center to...

Choosing A Medical Alert System

Jul 11, 2019
I've talked previously about the risks of falls from older adults, mortality rates and some ideas to help prevent falling. But what happens if prevention fails and one finds themselves on the ground and unable to move? In a private setting...

Wandering Risks With Dementia

Apr 10, 2019
A common question these days from families touring senior communities on behalf of a loved one is ‘What happens if mom (or dad) tries to leave?’ Whenever I’m asked this I can’t help imagining a pesky grandmother sawing off her GPS ankle...

PTSD- Veterans & Others Affected By Traumatic Events

Dec 05, 2018
If you're like me you've probably heard of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and have associated it with military personnel, active or veterans, who may have suffered extreme trauma as a result of combat.  While it is certainly a concern for...

Pleural Mesothelioma: What is it and how do I know if I have it?

Mar 19, 2018
Each year there are roughly 2500 new cases of Pleural Mesothelioma in the U.S. Pleural Mesothelioma is a form of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos fibers and a serious concern for seniors as it may take 20-50 years for the cancer to...