Coronavirus Isolation Has Led to Increased Loneliness in Seniors

Coronavirus Isolation Has Led to Increased Loneliness in Seniors

Growing older can present its challenges and may not be as pleasant as once thought. Diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, heart conditions, and pulmonary problems are common hurdles to overcome or manage. Apart from these well-known health issues growing evidence...
Modernized Privacy Laws are Needed that Protect Patients’ Data

Modernized Privacy Laws are Needed that Protect Patients’ Data

Large and influential companies like Google, Amazon and Apple have their eyes on healthcare as the next greatest investment. Some of the businesses are underway, like storing medical records in the cloud for a fee or using patient forms that have been...
Does Your Estate Plan Hold Up In a Pandemic?

Does Your Estate Plan Hold Up In a Pandemic?

The World Health Organization (WHO) gave name to the disease-causing the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak on February 11, 2020. The coronavirus disease 2019 shortly after became known by its abbreviation, CO for corona, VI for virus, D for disease, and 19 for the year...
Growing Popularity of Solo Living, Housemates, and Independent Living

Growing Popularity of Solo Living, Housemates, and Independent Living

Solo aging is becoming more prevalent especially in the baby boomer population. However, many Americans are running out of family caregivers to assist them in their quest for elderly living independence. The ratio of caregivers to care recipients has fallen and is...
The Importance of Seniors Engaging in Estate Planning

The Importance of Seniors Engaging in Estate Planning

When it comes to establishing and creating wills and estate plans, senior Americans outpace their younger counterparts. Still, a significant number — 19 percent of those over age 72 and 42 percent of those between 53 and 71, according to survey data — lack any type of...