FYI Daily Archive 2012

  1. Importance of Family Caregivers December 26, 2012

    Caregivers are essential in helping loved ones transition from hospital to home. Discover the most common risks during transition and how you can help....  Read more

  2. Music Therapy December 20, 2012

    Music doesn't just lift your mood -- it has measurable health benefits. Find out more about how music heals. From  Read more

  3. Does Hospitalization Cause Memory Loss? December 18, 2012

    Learn more about 3 hospital situations that can raise risk of developing dementia. From  Read more

  4. Exercise and Longevity December 12, 2012

    Research shows that exercise can help you live longer. Discover all 6 perks of exercise that caregivers can appreciate....  Read more

  5. Ernest Borgnine's Last Movie December 11, 2012

    "The Man Who Shook the Hand of Vicente Fernandez" was Ernest Borgnine's last film. It's also notable because of its setting: a senior living community....  Read more

  6. Flu Vaccine and Seniors December 05, 2012

    Help your loved one evade the bronchitis that sent President Bush to the hospital this week. What you need to know about getting a flu vaccine for a senior....  Read more

  7. DSM-5, Grief, and Depression December 03, 2012

    Is grief a form of depression? Psychiatrists say yes, in the DSM-5. Find out what it means for caregivers, plus practical tips for grief-related blues....  Read more

  8. Granny Flats December 01, 2012

    Where will your parents live when they can no longer set up house independently? Some innovative new "granny flat" options are expanding the possibilities....  Read more

  9. Bed Rail Safety November 29, 2012

    Though portable bed rails are often marketed as safe, they can increase the risk of injury and death. Find out more about bed rail safety on  Read more

  10. Larry Hagman's Death November 26, 2012

    Larry Hagman is survived by his wife, who has Alzheimer's. If you're an Alzheimer's caregiver, here are tips to prepare in case your loved one outlives you....  Read more

  11. Cyber Monday and Senior Care November 25, 2012

    Does your cyber Monday to-do list include looking for senior care for an aging loved one? Here are practical tools to help. From  Read more

  12. Aging Well and Boomers November 21, 2012

    Will you age better than those you care for -- or worse? Find out what Baby Boomers can learn from older generations about aging well. From  Read more

  13. Help for Hoarding November 19, 2012

    Coping with someone else's clutter can be as hard emotionally as it is practically. Here, 6 practical tips to help. From  Read more

  14. Pancreatic Cancer Treatment November 13, 2012

    A new study reveals that Abraxane improved survival in pancreatic cancer patients. The hope, the disappointment, the bigger picture, and what you can do....  Read more

  15. Older Drivers and Glaucoma November 13, 2012

    A new study shows that drivers with glaucoma can have twice as many car accidents as normal-vision drivers. What you should know and what you can do....  Read more