Medical Marijuana for Seniors: Weighing the Risks, Benefits and Out-of-Pocket Costs

Ashley Huntsberry-Lett   |   November 12, 2018 As Americans get older, many develop age-related medical conditions, such as arthritis, sleep disorders, dementia, Parkinson’s disease, cancer, anxiety and depression. These diagnoses typically come with prescriptions for drugs that can bear hefty price tags and cause bothersome side effects. Many seniors wonder if there are better treatment options available and […]

New Year, New Job? New You!

  Current openings are for Overnights as well as day turn and afternoons. We are always hiring awesome caregivers to join our team of experienced caregivers/CNAs in the Shenango Valley area. Clients are 65 and older and require patience and compassion with a goal to provide personal care and physical assistance at home to prevent […]

What a Holiday Visit Can Reveal About a Senior’s Health

Gail M. Samaha, GMS Associates   |   Updated November 29, 2018 If you’re a long-distance caregiver, you may be planning a holiday visit to check in on your aging loved ones. This visit is, perhaps, the first opportunity in several months that you’ll have to personally observe them and their home environment. In the meantime, you’ve […]

“Parenting” Your Elderly Parents

Mary, a 54-year old mother of two college-age children, has begun helping her mother Betsy with daily tasks and doctor’s appointments. She visits each morning to ensure that her mother has showered, gotten a good breakfast, and taken her morning medications. Since her mother’s recent diagnosis with beginning stages of dementia, Mary has noticed that […]