By: Kristy McCorkle, LMSW, VitalPartners365, for Northshore SENIOR Magazine
Do any of these concerns sound familiar?
I want to stay in my own home…
I don’t want my family to worry…
I need help controlling my blood pressure…
My children live out of town and can’t check on me very often…
The frequent changes in my medications are confusing…
Tips for the Caregiver: Making Sense of Confusion
Krista Waitt, Whitesboro/Pilot Point Home Health, for Texoma SENIOR Magazine
It is two o’clock in the morning. You are awakened by a sound in the next room. You get up and find your mother in the kitchen, taking food out of the refrigerator. A skillet is on the stove. […]
Choosing a Retirement Community
By: Judie Palmisano, The Trace at Claiborne Hill, for Northshore SENIOR Magazine
When you have made that thoughtful choice to consider a retirement community, what should you look for? Here are some suggestions.
Look for a facility that offers levels of care; independent, assisted living and memory care. Having all these levels will give you options as the years go on should needs change. And if needs do change, does a resident remain in his or her room or have to relocate within the community?
Full Cancer Services Available
Courtesy Valley View Regional Hospital, for Texoma SENIOR Magazine
Thanks to $1.6 million in the latest radiation oncology technology, and another $160,000 in renovations at Valley View Regional Hospital cancer patients in Ada now have everything they need to receive high-tech compassionate care close to home. […]
Paul Messinger Talks About Memories of Food in Scottsdale SENIOR Magazine
By: Paul Messinger
I’ve always loved to eat. I don’t eat large quantities, but I savor specific tastes and aromas associated with food. A particular smell can evoke sweet memories for me. When I get a whiff of a particular food aroma, the smell often reminds me of another place and another time in my life. Food smells usually bring me good memories, along with an occasional not so good one. […]