Senior Living Care Blog

Preventing Age-Related Hearing Loss In Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Most adults deal with age-related the gradually occurs as they grow older. It is one of the most common conditions that affect older and elderly adults, in fact, about one in three people in the United States between the ages of 65 and 74 have hearing loss. Moreover, nearly half of all seniors older than 75 have difficulty hearing.

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Preventing Dental Decay In Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 18, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Taking care of the mouth and teeth, and preventing dental decay is incredibly important for everyone, but especially for seniors. If not taken care of properly, it can lead to issues with the teeth and gums and can cause problems like cavities or tooth loss.

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The Link Between Alcohol Use And Dementia

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Alcohol use is associated with a number of different chronic diseases and problems in the body. Drinking alcohol affects nearly every organ in the body and can cause a wide range of physical and mental health issues. One commonly overlooked problem associated with alcohol is the way that the substance increases the risk of many different diseases and problems, including dementia-related problems.

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Prescription Medication And Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 9, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Substance abuse, especially with prescription medication, is a serious issue for everyone of all ages, including senior citizens. One of the most commonly used substances across the nation is prescription medications. Unfortunately, these types of drugs can lead to a number of different health problems if they aren’t used properly.

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Substance Abuse Among Older Adults

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

As the geriatric population in the country continues to grow year after year, many older adults are starting to suffer from substance abuse at higher rates. According to one study published in Clinics in Geriatric Medicine, the older population in the country is expected to increase from 40.3 million to 72.1 million in the 20-year period between 2010 and 2030.

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Parkinson's Disease Stages, Causes & Symptoms

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 12, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

There are a number of Parkinson's disease stages, as each patient goes through the disease, the symptoms and physical effects seem to worsen and become more severe. Understanding more about the disease and the stages, causes, and symptoms associated with it is important, especially because it is becoming more and more prevalent in the country.

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Tips To Improve Well-Being For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Wellness is something that can affect all aspects of a person’s life and, because well-being relates directly to the quality of a person’s life it is something that should be prioritized. This is true for everyone, but for seniors and older adults, it is especially important to make sure that your personal health and well-being are taken care of.

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Dental Health For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 31, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Dental care is important for people of all ages, however, as we age our teeth become more susceptible to problems. In fact, tooth decay remains the most prevalent chronic disease in seniors, even though it is largely preventable.

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10 Common Senior Health Issues

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 30, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Everyone knows that age affects overall health and older individuals are more susceptible to health problems, including 10 common senior health issues. Learning more about some common health issues will help you identify them when they occur.

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Exercises To Help With Arthritis

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Arthritis is a common problem for many senior citizens and is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. Staying active and participating in exercises like brisk walking and swimming can help.

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