Month: October 2016

Financial Fleecing of the Elderly

Most people are reluctant to hand over their hard-earned cash, but things change when elderly relatives become dependent on others. A 2011 study organized by the insurance company MetLife found that seniors lose $2.9 billion annually due to financial abuse. Other...

Why Bedsores Matter

Bedsores affect approximately 2.5 million patients annually. The condition occurs most often in seniors, but it also affects younger adults with limited mobility. Bedsores are sometimes called pressure ulcers because they develop when pressure limits blood flow to the...