Hip Replacement Surgery succeeds on 103 Year-old Man

A 103 year-old man who has been living independently fell and fractured his left hip and was successfully operated on and given a complicated partial hip replacement. The doctors at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai, South India said his bones were very weak and needed to have cement fixation of the implant and his heart was…

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Tips for Managing Sundown Syndrome

Signs of Sundown Syndrome A strange phenomena that sometimes occurs in seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s is called Sundown Syndrome (sundowning) because this always occurs around the time that the sun is setting.   Basically, demented seniors begin to show signs of agitation, anxiety, confusion, sadness, anger, mood changes and even aggression that begins in the…

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