Understanding the Nuances: Hospice vs. Palliative Care

In the realm of healthcare, particularly for individuals facing serious illnesses or end-of-life situations, two terms often emerge: hospice care and palliative care. While they share similarities in their focus on improving quality of life and providing comfort, there are distinct differences between the two. Understanding these nuances is essential for patients, caregivers, and families […]

Say Goodbye to Low Back Pain: Effective Exercises for Relief

Low back pain is a common ailment affecting people of all ages and backgrounds worldwide. It is estimated that approximately 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lives. This condition can vary from mild discomfort to debilitating pain, impacting individuals’ daily activities, work productivity, and overall quality of life. Causes […]

Snack Your Way to a Healthy Heart: Delicious and Nutritious Heart-Healthy Snack Ideas

In today’s fast-paced world, snacking plays a significant role in our daily lives. But did you know that the snacks you choose can have a big impact on your heart health? By making mindful choices and opting for heart-healthy snacks, you can nourish your body while satisfying your cravings. Let’s explore some delicious and nutritious […]

Loose Ends Project: A Ripple Effect of Kindness

ElderHealth recently learned of the Loose Ends Project (a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization) from a dear member of ours that recently lost his wife. It’s a wonderful nonprofit organization that facilitates matching project submitters with finishers. It’s a beautiful way to memorialize a loved one from unfinished textile handwork such as – knit, crochet, sewing, quilting, […]

Neuroaesthetics: The Intersection of Art and Brain Science

In the late 1990s, Semir Zeki, a neuroscientist in London coined the term “Neuroaesthetics” to define his research regarding the intersection of art and brain science. Neuroaesthetics is a rapidly growing body of science and art that offers a new perspective on well being, managing anxiety, stress and many other conditions.  I had not heard […]

Increasing Level of Care. Is It Time? 

Guidance and Support Our ElderHealth team frequently receives inquiries and actively engages in educating, guiding, and supporting our members and their families regarding the following questions related to caring for someone diagnosed with a neurocognitive disorder. “How do I know when it is time to make a change to the amount or type of formal […]

Keeping Your Independence Without Driving

Many older adults are either forced or choose to give up driving at some point in their lives. Keep reading to learn ways to stay independent and get the things you need without driving. Disclaimer: This is much easier to accomplish if you are able to use a computer or a smartphone.  Prescription Drug Delivery […]

Proactive Fund Access: Planning for Future Financial Ease 

As individuals age, some may find themselves confined to their homes, making it challenging to attend appointments, go shopping, or visit the bank. Anticipating these limitations and proactively arranging for access to your funds without the need for in-person bank visits is advantageous. Understanding the bank’s prerequisites in advance helps prevent delays in accessing your […]

ElderHealth’s an Exhibitor at this year’s 2024 Snowbird Extravaganza

Visit the ElderHealth Team at this year’s 2024 Snowbird Extravaganza! We will be located at booth #9. This fun-filled event includes hundreds of exhibits, keynote speakers, interactive feature areas, and world-class entertainment. Leveraging community resources is a critical component in the provision of exemplary medical care. This presents an ideal opportunity to engage with local […]

Pet Companionship: Improving Health Outcomes

The year of 2021 post COVID was a rough one for my family. Navigating the return to the classroom was difficult for my kids. My rambunctious teenage son struggled to sit at his desk and my tender-hearted daughter had been socially isolated from the 1st grade friend circle. We were all trying to navigate social […]