Peaceful Passing: How to Make a Loved One’s Final Days at Home Comfortable

Bringing home a terminally ill loved one can be an emotionally charged time in both the caregiver’s life and the final days of the patient. Coming home can bring a great deal of peace and comfort to a person looking at the end of their life. Even though you may be working through a dizzying […]

Don’t Let your Identity Be Stolen

These links will give you an upper hand in keeping your identity safe. 5 Easy Steps to Help Avoid Fraud and Identity Theft 7 Steps to Take if You’re a Victim of Identity Theft  

Fall Prevention Awareness

September 22nd is the Fall Prevention Awareness day. The National Council on Aging Care has a fact sheet giving information about falls and how to be aware of the danger. Here is that link:

Mesothelioma Information Link

My name is Chloe and I work in the outreach department at Mesothelioma Guide, an advocacy organization dedicated to helping patients diagnosed with asbestos illnesses. The average latency period that mesothelioma takes to develop is anywhere from 20-40 years. Since this period is so long, mesothelioma usually affects older adults in their 60’s and 70’s. […]

Effects of Untreated Hearing Loss

Most people think of hearing loss as simply the inability to hear well. Maybe they miss a few words in conversation or misunderstand the punch line of a joke, or they might turn the television up a little louder. Unfortunately, though, there are other hidden consequences of hearing loss that might not be immediately apparent […]

The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

  Medicare and Medicaid are both federal healthcare programs, but there are some major differences between the two – namely, the people who are involved. Click on this link for the information: Medicare vs. Medicaid

The best defense is a great offense. Especially when it comes to cancer.

  Cancer. It’s the word that can turn your life upside down – and the lives of your friends and family. We don’t always know why people develop cancer. There are, however, some things that can increase your risk, such as lifestyle choices, heredity and other factors.   But there are also several causes beyond […]

Forty million people are affected by a vein disorder – are you one of them?

Senior Connect Kingsport Quarterly Article (Summer) # 5073899   Forty million people are affected by a vein disorder – are you one of them?   Bumps, visible veins and bulges on your legs aren’t just signs of aging. If you’re like 40 percent of women and 25 percent of men in the United States, you […]

Make Your Golden Years Shine By Choosing The Right Assisted Living Residence

Senior Connect Kingsport Quarterly Article (Spring) # 5073799 Make your golden years shine by choosing the right assisted living residence. There are a lot of decisions to face as you get older, but perhaps the biggest is figuring out where to live as you age. Deciding to move to assisted living or skilled nursing is […]

Treat Them With Dignity

Treat them With Dignity – Cindy Sproles Comfort Keepers- Kingsport, TN Today’s society has lost a huge part of its compassion. The world of media brings loss, pain and tragedy into our lives at an overwhelming rate. As a people, we’ve become desensitized to the core values we were taught as children. Baby Boomers were […]