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 2015 BellaOnline.com All Rights Reserved. Tue, 5 May 2015 07:16:08 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Geriatrics @ BellaOnline http://Geriatrics.bellaonline.com Pets and Aging http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art15190.asp Pets make wonderful companions for older adults and are considered "therapy" in many situations. It's important to know what to consider when choosing the right pet so that the experience is positive and enhances our lifestyle. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:48:00 EST Technology as We Age http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art64318.asp Statistics show that many older persons are not keeping up with technology and get very frustrated when trying to learn, such as using smart phones. There are many tech tools that would be useful to us as we age and enhance our quality of life. The key is to go slowly but go! Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:00:00 EST Planning for a Healthy Trip http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art178296.asp Many older persons love to travel but they make their plans as they did when they were younger, without "thinking it through." We forget that we may need different shoes, get our medications refilled , and more. Take a look at what we need to make our next trip safe and comfortable. Mon, 6 Apr 2015 14:00:00 EST