6 Jun
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Reducing dementia risk factors

Independence is a trait we’re trained to value and take pride in at a young age. The first memories of going out for a sit-down meal or taking a ride with friends about town are cherished in many minds.

Losing one’s...

3 Jun
Wellness & Healthy Aging

The issue with elderspeak

Elderspeak is a style of speech that occurs when people talk down to older adults. It occurs in many forms and all of them are disrespectful, though the intention behind them is most often not.

As well as being patronizing, elderspeak...

12 May
Wellness & Healthy Aging

Managing chronic pain

I have one thing that is always present in my day-to-day life – pain.

Chronic pain is identified as pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks despite medication or medical treatment. Every day I work with my chronic pain, and every...