A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia is life changing and raises a lot of questions and emotions. It can leave a person feeling isolated and unsure of where to turn for information and support to live well with dementia.
The Montana Gerontology Society conference is for professionals in the aging network (healthcare providers, social workers, senior service organizations) as well as seniors, baby boomers, and retirees.
The Montana Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) is a national program funded by the Administration for Community Living, administered by Missoula Aging Services. SMP empowers people to prevent healthcare fraud, mainly through educating people on Medicare about fraud, waste, and abuse.
Ticks are no small matter, and tackling tick season successfully is important for anyone venturing into field or forest to avoid the problem of Lyme disease.
Nordic skiing provides refreshing outdoor exercise for improving balance and strength. If you’re new to the sport, cross-country skiing on a groomed Nordic trail is a gentle way to try this low-impact aerobic workout in crisp, snow-covered settings.
By HOLLY ENDERSBY “Every morning she asks me where we are,” my friend John said. “And she’s scared.” John’s wife, Ellen, was in their
For centuries, we’ve known that the health of the brain and the body are connected. But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age. We can help the brain and body connection to improve our health to keep our brains healthy as we age.
Each year, many Americans, motivated to improve their physical and mental wellbeing, make the popular New Year’s Resolution to exercise more frequently. This commitment has an additional, lesser-known perk; Exercise benefits hearing health.
By LAURA FRIEDMAN As my three-year work anniversary approaches, I’ve been reflecting on my learnings as a team member of Hearing Health Foundation (HHF).
The rules and requirements for Medicaid eligibility for nursing home care are complicated and will vary according to the state where your parent lives. With that said, here’s a general, simplified rundown of what it takes to qualify.