Holidays Can Be Hard on Lonely Seniors

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — More than one in three elderly Americans describe themselves as lonely, and the holidays can be especially isolating for them, geriatric experts warn. “Loneliness is a significant issue among older adults, robbing them of their ability to live vibrant, independent lives as they age,” said Dr. Sonja Rosen,…

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Light Up the Holidays Safely

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 20, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Colorful lights and candles can make the holidays sparkle, but child safety should be a priority when decking the halls or trimming a tree, a leading pediatricians’ group says. Christmas trees adorn many homes during the holidays but they can pose fire and other safety hazards if certain…

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