Clark Howard says near-fatal disease possibly caused by popular antibiotic

By |2017-06-12T18:15:06+00:00May 30th, 2017|Senior Care, Making Life Better, Safety|

ATLANTA - Consumer adviser Clark Howard is speaking out about the mysterious sudden illness that threatened his life. The same disease killed a Gwinnett County man. He and Clark had each taken a powerful antibiotic only days before falling ill. Channel 2 Consumer Investigator Jim Strickland exposed the side effects of the drugs 2 1/2 [...]

The Straight Scoop on Poop

By |2017-06-12T18:15:06+00:00May 30th, 2017|Senior Care, Making Life Better, Safety|

There are times when caregivers need to have the straight scoop on poop. Are you able to tell the difference among types of backmatter? Early detection could prevent a loved one with dementia from being back-ended by a more serious matter. After all, who needs the stress of worrying about yet another thing: WHAT is [...]

Making Ends Meet In Retirement

By |2017-06-12T18:15:06+00:00May 30th, 2017|Senior Care, Making Life Better, Safety|

Almost daily, there’s an article about how poorly prepared we Americans are for retirement. Sure, we may not be the best savers on the planet; but sometimes, our long-term plans take a detour. A loved one is stricken by illness or we’re still drowning with only a fraction of our savings after the last economic [...]

Alzheimer’s Music Video – Open Your Eyes and Say Hello

By |2017-06-12T18:15:06+00:00May 30th, 2017|Senior Care, Making Life Better, Safety|

Last year, 15-year old Harry Gardner wrote and performed, Not Alone , a tribute to his grandmother, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. When his 77-year old “nan” forgot his name, Harry was distraught. He came home and penned the words to his song, which has raised money for Alzheimer’s Research UK . Open your eyes [...]

The Elder Health Tree – An Integrated Resource

By |2017-06-12T18:15:06+00:00May 30th, 2017|Senior Care, Making Life Better, Safety|

The Elder Health Tree: A Resource for Healthy & Happy Aging Guest article by Justin Schein One day, we may find ourselves in the challenging role of caregiver. If life unfolds as expected, we’ll have a supportive community to help us care for our loved one at the end of their rich and full life. [...]