Breast Cancer and Seniors

When detected early, breast cancer is treated successfully 98% of the time. Researchers continue to make impressive gains in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of breast cancer. For example, according to the Mayo Clinic, the radical mastectomy, once a standard procedure for women with breast cancer, is now rarely performed. However, breast cancer in seniors … Continue reading Breast Cancer and Seniors

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Tips for Fall Prevention in Seniors

In our last post we discussed the horrifying statistics involving falls among the elderly. In this post we are sharing some tips for reducing those falls.   1. Remove anything that's a trip hazard. Pay attention to any low to the ground items. Area rugs look nice, but are not worth the risk if they were to become … Continue reading Tips for Fall Prevention in Seniors