Can Skin Care Products Really “Turn Back Aging”?

August 14, 2017 — A celebrity touts the miraculous “fountain of youth” properties of an expensive face cream. A pop-up ad claims that “plastic surgeons don’t want you to know about this product that would put them out of business”! Dramatic before-and-after photos in the back of a gossip magazine show an elderly woman with a face of wrinkles,... Read More

A Hand to Hold

August 1, 2017 — Joe was a 64 year old gentleman with autism, who was placed in a nursing home after his father died.  He was a big guy, loved the Yankees, and had a tremendous singing voice, but couldn’t walk and needed full assistance with all activities of daily living. Joe’s Aunt Edie was appointed as his guardian... Read More

British Study Calls for End to “Age Apartheid”

July 10, 2017 — Like our own country, Britain is in the midst of a polarizing political situation—made worse by intergenerational tension. A recent report from the organization United for All Ages pinpointed part of the problem: the generations spend much less time together than they once did! We hear about people of various political beliefs isolating themselves into... Read More

Don’t Use a Kitchen Spoon to Measure Medications

July 10, 2017 — When it comes to the medicines we take, it’s so important to take the correct dose. Too much and we might experience an overdose and dangerous side effects. Too little, and the drug might not work as intended. With pills and capsules, it’s mainly a matter of remembering to take the right number every day... Read More

A Win for Charlie

July 1, 2017 — Charlie was in his seventies when his health began to take a slide.  This retired restaurant owner from Clifton, New Jersey developed diabetes which became very difficult to control.  He dealt with amputations of both legs and a myriad of other health problems.  On paper, it looked like Charlie was in terrible shape, but in person,... Read More

Peace Aging Care Proud to Sponsor Nursing Scholarship

June 7, 2017 — Mt. Olive, NJ. Trish Colucci, RN-BC, CCM Nursing Class of ’85, Founder and President of Mt. Olive-based Peace Aging Care Experts, LLC®, a geriatric care management practice, has established a scholarship for nursing students in the professional phase of their program. “Upon graduating from the nursing program at County College of Morris, I was well... Read More

I Have Cataracts—Can I Drive?

June 5, 2017 — June Is Cataract Awareness Month, a great time to get an eye exam. During the exam, your doctor will check for the presence of cataracts, which are caused by the clouding of the lens of the eye. Cataracts cause dull, blurry vision and make it harder to take part in normal, daily activities. The bad... Read More

Can Alternative Health Practices Prevent or Treat Alzheimer’s Disease?

May 5, 2017 — Many people, particularly older individuals, worry about forgetfulness and whether it is the first sign of dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. In fact, forgetfulness has many causes. It can also be a normal part of aging, or related to various treatable health issues or to emotional problems, such as stress, anxiety or depression. Although no treatment... Read More