The New Old Age Blog

The New York Times has an interesting blog called the New Old Age Blog.  You can access it at http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com Some of the topics that have been covered recently are: CPR results in the elderly Possession Paralysis-when too much “stuff” leads to inability to make…

I’ll Drink to That

Imagine finding an item to blog about that includes your favorite pastime and your job…… Red Wine Could Improve Balance, Prevents Falls Among Elderly No folks, it’s not April’s Fools Day.  Resveratrol, the so-called “Miracle Molecule” found in red wine, might help improve balance and…

You're Never Too Old

Don’t let anybody say senior citizens can’t make history. Hiroshi Hoketsu of Japan became the oldest competitor at the 2012 London Olympics on Thursday when his horse, Whisper, cantered into the ring at the equestrian dressage competition at Greenwich Park. Hoketsu is 71 years old!…

Unconventional Treatment of Dementia

I just read a fantastic article about three new, unique and unconventional approaches to working with people with dementia. These methods are exhibiting wonderful results and seem worth passing along to caretakers. The first method is treating the whole person and not just the dementia,…