Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Testing for Dementia: The Mini Mental Status Exam Can’t Diagnose –...

The Mini Mental Status Exam is only a first stepIf you’re worried that your older adult could be showing signs of Alzheimer’s or...

Five things Catherine is doing differently this summer

2021 has been a very unusual year, and brought us a very unusual summer. Vaccination for many of us has made possible more...

Marathon Swimming

I did it! I had set a goal for myself of doing a 10k, or marathon swim, this summer. I fell somewhat behind...

On inspiring, mentoring and being role models for the next generation...

For today’s post, we turn back to Tracy’s 2019 post on how women athletes are role models for the next generations of Olympians,...

How to increase your heart rate, courtesy of the patriarchy

I feel like I’ve been living on a Ferris wheel these past few months. One day you are up and celebrating a new...

13 Caregiver Support Groups on Facebook – DailyCaring

Private support groups for caregivers on Facebook are at your fingertipsCaring for an older adult can be a difficult and isolating experience. An effective...

Serena speaks up: “It’s never been easy…but I think of the...

The Olympics are almost upon us, and there’s lots for FIFI bloggers and readers to chew on. Whether it’s banning swim caps that...

2 Ways to Solve Senior Sleep Problems for Better Rest –...

Seniors have more trouble sleeping through the nightSleep patterns change with age, causing many seniors to have a harder time falling asleep and...

What happens when you meditate for 60 days straight and then...

SPOILER: the answer is, “nothing much”. If you have more time to read, check out the details below. I’ve been using the Ten Percent...

Medicare Hospital Coverage: Inpatient vs Observation Status – DailyCaring

Hospital status determines out-of-pocket medical costsWhen they’re in the hospital, it’s essential to know your older adult’s hospital status. That’s because hospital status affects...

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