Senior Living Care Blog

The Pros & Cons Of Cataract Surgery

Posted by Neil Appleby on Aug 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Many people over the age of 60 live with the reality of cataracts and cataract surgery.

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Topics: Senior Tips

Top 5 Dangerous Illnesses For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 27, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Health is something that can deteriorate as we age, and as we age we are more susceptible to dangerous illnesses for seniors. In fact, many of the problems that seniors suffer from are not issues that they had to worry about at a younger age.

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Topics: Senior Health

5 Tips To Help Seniors Stay Active

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 23, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Everyone knows that exercise and staying active is good for you. It can make your more physically fit, make you less stressed out, and give you more self confidence. Most people understand these benefits but still don’t make the lifestyle change to exercise. This may be because they don’t know how to start.

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Topics: Senior Tips

When Is It Time To Quit Driving

Posted by Neil Appleby on Aug 22, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Americans are highly independent by nature so it should come as no surprise that of the 20% of US drivers over 65, few are showing much inclination to quit driving. With the rapidly aging boomer population, this number will continue to rise.

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Topics: Senior Tips

Best Foods For Seniors With Diabetes

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Diabetes is a problem that affects millions of Americans across the country. In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 100 million American adults are living with diabetes or prediabetes. The condition disproportionately affects older adults, with 25 percent of adults 65 years and older dealing with the problem.

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Topics: Senior Tips

PTSD In Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 20, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Seniors suffer from a number of age-related issues, however, there are also problems that can crop up that have nothing to do with age. Post-traumatic stress disorder, is one problem that many people deal with.

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Topics: Senior Mental Health

The Overlap Of Dementia And Psychiatric Disorders

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 16, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Alzheimer’s disease and dementia are serious issues that affect millions of Americans and is one of the leading causes of death in the United States.

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Topics: dementia care

This Blood Test May Identify Alzheimer's Before Symptoms Arise

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

There is a growing consensus among neurobiologists that says that treatment for Alzheimer’s needs to begin and be tested as soon as possible, even before symptoms arise. However, it can be hard to identify Alzheimer’s until it is too late. But, this could be changing.

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Topics: Alzheimers

How To Boost The Immune System In The Elderly

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 14, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

As we age, our bodies become more and more susceptible to injury, sickness, and disease. Not only do we experience things like a reduction in bone density and loss of balance, both of which can lead to harmful falls, but we also deal with a loss of immune functioning.

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Topics: Senior Tips

Alcohol Use Disorders In Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Aug 13, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Alcohol use disorders are somewhat common among adults and older adults. According to Experimental Gerontology, alcohol use disorders affect one to three percent of elderly subjects. Moreover, seniors who aren’t necessarily alcoholics can still deal with alcohol-related issues. In fact, just because someone doesn’t have a alcohol use disorder doesn’t meant hey struggle with alcohol in some way or another. According to the New York Times, ten percent of seniors binge drink.

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Topics: Senior Health

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