Neuroscientists are suggesting... if started early enough, a daily regimen of ibuprofen can prevent the onset of Alzheimer's disease. By Diane Berardi Gerontologist and Radio Talk show host of Parents Are Hard To Raise Available on demand on iHeart Radio A Vancouver-based research team led by Canada's most cited neuroscientist, Dr. Patrick McGeer, has [...]
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The "Sweetheart" Scam Listen to Parents Are Hard To Raise Episode 47 where Diane talks with Nationally Recognized Personal Security Expert Anthony Colandro about keeping ourselves and our parents safe from the latest scams both online and off. Essentially the victim meets a scammer on a singles or dating website who poses as a [...]
Doctors visits are stressful for our aging parents. Medical offices are very busy places today, so even important issues can go unnoticed and undisclosed. Even if you are there, chances are something important can slip through the cracks. Based on my 30-plus years in practice, I've created a form for you to use to [...]
Diogenes Syndrome AKA: Elder Hoarding By Diane Berardi, Gerontologist Eldercare Expert There’s something in our human nature that causes us to want to collect things. Some collect autographs, some collect coins, stamps or other memorabilia. Collecting can be fun. But as we grow older, there’s a chance our innocent pastime can turn into [...]
Good healthcare doesn't happen by chance... A visit to the doctor can be stressful and may often seem a bit rushed, especially for our aging parents. Because of this, many older patients forget to bring up concerns they may have and doctors may forget to ask if they understand all that was said. it’s [...]