March 15, 2018 RSS feed / Seniors

Opioid Prescription Abuse Growing in Senior Population

The public is quickly learning that drug abuse goes beyond the illegal substances that are purchased on the street. Abuse of drugs extends to the prescription medications sitting in many medicine cabinets.  More...

Regain Hope and Strength While Caregiving

Caregivers are unpaid individuals, typically a spouse, child, neighbor, or friend, who assist with activities of daily living and medical tasks. More...

Taking Steps to Reduce Diabetes Risk

According to the American Diabetes Association, as men and women age their risk for type 2 diabetes increases. Diabetes develops when the amount of sugar in a person’s blood is too high. More...

Sleep Loss Can Affect Memory in Seniors

Poor sleep can leave people feeling groggy, disoriented, depressed, and not up for facing the day. And now there’s new evidence that insomnia can contribute to memory loss and forgetfulness among the elderly.  More...

Lyle Oakes Recognized on 80th Birthday

Lyle A. Oakes was honored with a surprise party for his 80th birthday on Saturday, March 3 at the Montrose VFW by his family. Reps. More...

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