Senior Matters

Senior Matters: Understanding your prescription options

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn (WDEF) - Family members who care for the elderly sometimes think they are the only ones facing unique challenges, Especially when it comes to getting the right medications. Actually, many of those problems come from not getting the…

Dangers of falls for Seniors

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - The number of Americans age 65 and older in 2018 was 52 million. Chances are some of those people are in your family...and they're a source of concern. With a little help from a cartoon, News 12's Bill…

Senior Matters - Elder Abuse

The definition of elder abuse in Tennessee is broad...and it includes physical, emotional, psychological, sexual and financial crimes. We could also add--exploitation, neglect and abandonment. These days the focus seems to be shifting to taking away an elderly person's financial…

Senior Matters: Morning Pointe Senior Living

CHATTANOOGA (WDEF) - For seniors, sometimes it's the little things that bring the most pleasure. Like a hug from a grandchild, a warm spring morning...or even a milkshake. Getting a milkshake has become a major event for some residents of…

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