Consider attending a Gerontology Conference on just that. See Alison Starkey PT, MBA/MHA, CAPS CDP present on “Gaps in care – the way forward for Physical Therapy and Wellness”. See the link below for registration – CEU’s are available for professionals. https://www.charlotteahec.org/continuing-professional-development/event.cfm?eventid=54258
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Wise Wednesdays: Having your “paperwork in order” is a well known important thing to do for all adults. In the case of dementia and what is appropriate at the end of life requires special consideration. This article looks at the necessary discussions to have when newly diagnosed so that your former self has the opportunity
Wise Wednesdays – are you running on a big wheel and then not moving afterwards…? you might be better off not exercising…
As we all know, keeping your weight down as you age is increasingly difficult. Exercise is the fountain of youth for so many – but not necessarily for weight loss. Exercise has been proven to help with anti – aging, cardiovascular fitness, mood enhancement and improving sleep quality – but as this article discusses ..
The issue of overdose is in the news for younger folks who are getting caught up with “prescription medicines” the so called “Opioid Epidemic”. Much of the press coverage focuses on otherwise normal people who have an injury, are given ( perhaps inappropriately) opiates for pain for such injuries as low back pain and minor
Wise Wednesdays ! This is a fascinating read on the latest research being developed for memory optimization in all kinds of clinical situations. These “stimulators” are already being used for Parkinson’s and MS patients and work remarkably well – perhaps this is the beginning of a bonafide treatment for dementia… here’s hoping !
Wise Wednesdays. Many of us dream of an early retirement – as the parent of 3 school age children – it still seems a long way off for my husband and I. However …. for the rest of my readers, this article talks about retirement in an interesting way – not just about leaving work
Do you have a plan …. for the end of your life? This is tough stuff to talk about, but we should all have these documents drawn up while we have the ability to make these decisions. I am sharing this New York Times article that does a nice job of discussing the issues. Gaitway
http://www.bbbgrapevine.org/events-calendar/calendar?type=1 The Better Business Bureau has an active group that provides free education to seniors in Charlotte. We encourage you to take advantage of these free seminars.