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. Fri, 29 May 2015 04:29:30 EST 240 http://www.bellaonline.com/images/logo.jpg Geriatrics @ BellaOnline http://Geriatrics.bellaonline.com Tips for Medication Safety http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art28918.asp As we age it is normal to take more prescription and over the counter drugs than when we were younger. Therefore, it is also more common to have drug interactions and drug side effects. Read about the numerous tips to ensure that your medications don't become a negative to your health! Mon, 25 May 2015 14:00:00 EST Living Alone at 95 http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art39762.asp Living along as we age can be daunting, but when we have examples like Kathleen at age 95 delighted to have her own place, we realize it is "doable" to remain independent. This interview with Kathleen tells us about her support systems, memories and very positive attitude. Mon, 18 May 2015 14:00:00 EST Helping Others with Grief http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art29241.asp Sometimes it is very difficult to know what to say to others when they have had an acute loss. Since losses become more common as we age, it is to our advantage to learn what we should and shouldn't say or do at these times. Learn the basics of helping others grieve. Sun, 10 May 2015 11:00:00 EST