The baby boomers were a generation of people who are known as movers and shakers. At this late stage of life, the baby boomer generation is taking the lead in establishing a new trend towards aging in place. While today’s elders are happily remaining home longer, the vast majority of […]
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Joint pain is one of the most annoying problems. This problem is common among the people; however, there are cases where joint pain has led people to retire from their normal jobs. There is no doubt that joint pain will obstruct you from carrying out your normal day to day […]Read more ›
Those who study to be a nurse spend a lot of time on their education. However, not all want to spend their entire life being nurses. Many will work in medical practices or hospitals for years, and find that they want a change of scenery, having more responsibilities for themselves, […]Read more ›
As people get older, their bodies become less resilient. This means that incidents that may not have had such an impact before can do some considerable damage to an ageing body. One of the main reasons that the elderly end up in hospital is due to injuries caused by accidents, […]Read more ›
Leading an active lifestyle is the best way to maintain mobility and flexibility, but even the most active of seniors can experience mobility issues as they age. Whether caused by injury or illness, mobility impairment can lead to a more sedentary lifestyle and heighten the risk of further injury. No […]Read more ›
Chest pain can be a symptom of coronary artery disease, and one of the earliest signs is a condition called angina. It can create a feeling of tightness or heaviness, or a feeling of pressure in your chest. This pressure can then spread, causing pain in your arms and legs […]Read more ›
As our bodies age, they become more susceptible to a variety of ailments, aches and pains. Anything from the weather to a bad sleeping position can cause plenty of pain to arise, seemingly out of nowhere, but some people suffer from more chronic forms of pain as a result of […]Read more ›
Having ageing parents is not easy. They need more attention and care. In as much as you want to be there for them all the time, you just can’t. You also have to work and you have your kids to take care of. Instead of thinking about how you can […]Read more ›
When we are children, we can hardly wait to grow up. We think only of the freedom we will have to do ‘whatever we want’ and just BE grown. And it doesn’t matter how many times those around us encourage we slow down and enjoy youth; we are chomping at […]Read more ›