Latest by Carol Bradley Bursack

Sex In Nursing Homes Is Still Taboo For Many

Education can help normalize the idea that sexual interaction is part of being human, and that extends to older adults, even the very old.

How to Handle Incontinence, Advice from OBGYN

Stress and urge incontinence are among the top bladder concerns for aging adults.

Medication Management Tips for Seniors

Older adults comprise 13 percent of the population but account for 34 percent of all prescription medicine use and 30 percent of all over-the-counter medicine use.

Wearable Tech Device Helps Aging Adults Hear Better in Groups

See how wearable hearing devices help aging adults in group settings because of background noise.

Law Attorney Answers Questions on End-of-Life Care and Legal Affairs

Many elder care problems faced by families can be avoided by consulting an attorney before their loved one needs any form of care.

Holiday Gift Ideas for Older Adults

Practical, enjoyable gift ideas for friends and family living with dementia and Alzheimer’s.

Discussing Future Living Arrangements with Aging Parents

When is the right time to talk with your parents about where they want to live in their old age, and how you can help?

Guardianship: How Seniors and Their Finances Can Be Legally Hijacked

A legal process called guardianship can put companies in charge of an elder’s living arrangements, finances, and assets, robbing them of quality of life.

Tax Expert Tips for Family Caregivers

Caregivers should develop a method of tracking out of pocket expenses for loved ones. One reason is that, for some, they could be taken off of their taxes.

Sleep Expert Talks Taming the Insomnia That Comes with Age

Sleep expert provides guidance on napping, sleep aids, and how to plan your day to get the best sleep at night.