Geriatrics @ BellaOnline http://www.bellaonline.com/Site/Geriatrics Interactive aging education site with information about all aspects of geriatrics and gerontology, including articles, a forum, newsletters and more. en-us Copyright 2016 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 31 May 2016 22:13:34 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Geriatrics @ BellaOnline http://Geriatrics.bellaonline.com Selecting a New Place to Live http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art52820.asp It’s really difficult to think about pulling up stakes and moving to a new location, especially when we are older and planning on “downsizing” and retiring. Learn about the most important factors to consider when making a move and how to "do the research." Sun, 29 May 2016 10:00:00 EST Embracing Technology a Positive http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art53796.asp Considering older generations did not grow up with computers, we have been more reluctant to embrace new technology,and in fact may be suspicious of it. We continue to lag behind younger Americans in tech adoption. Learn about this phenomenon and why embracing technology is the way to go! Sun, 22 May 2016 10:00:00 EST Older Adults and Alcohol http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art175198.asp Drinking too much alcohol at any age can cause health problems. Since older adults take more medication as they age and alcohol can affect drug interactions, drinking can be more dangerous for older persons. Learn about the effects of alcohol as we age and what to avoid. Sun, 15 May 2016 10:00:00 EST