SAN DIEGO (KGTV) – A San Diego couple, married for over five decades, says their faith in humanity has been restored thanks to the kindness of strangers. On May 4, someone stole Eddie Moren’s wheelchair while the great grandfather and Army veteran was sitting outside his home in Rancho Penasquitos. Because the wheelchair was too … Read more
Is aging-in-place really the right decision? Or, put another way, does it “work”? Is it the right path for us all to take as we age, or would we be better off if we moved somewhere more suitable — a single-level house, or a condo in an elevator building, or a home near public transportation, or any of the communities designed for older adults?
Even though gas is very expensive right now, most people take for granted the simple act of going to the gas station and quickly filling up, but for those in the disabled community, getting gas is more than just a quick trip. It requires plenty of planning. “Driving is freedom. You don’t realize the freedom … Read more
Risk factors of falls may include intrinsic factors like physical or mental dysfunctions, impaired vision and hearing, and age-related changes, as well as extrinsic factors like medications, one’s living environment and improper use of assistive devices. With the help of their health care providers, older adults and their caregivers can take an active role in … Read more