Activities For Seniors With Dementia

Activities For Seniors With Dementia

Caring for an elderly person with dementia is an undeniably challenging endeavor. Dementia is a progressive condition that slowly chips away at what a person is capable of doing, saying, and remembering. Many elderly people reach a point when they are so mentally and physically limited that their caregivers cease […]

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Busting Common Psychological Health Myths

Busting Common Psychological Health Myths

Arguably, brain is the most fascinating of all human organs, considering that everything that's been drastically salubrious or drastically destructive for the quality of human life has originated from someone's brain! Nevertheless, there is much to know about the brain, right from the real truth behind commonly accepted myths to […]

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Aquatic Therapy for Rehabilitation and Pain Management

Aquatic Therapy for Rehabilitation and Pain Management

Millions of Americans who are either recovering from an injury or dealing with a chronic illness are being treated with aquatic therapy. Aquatic therapy is similar to traditional physical therapy except that exercises and muscle-building workouts are completed in a pool and not in a gym. Completing such recovery in […]

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Must-Have Gadgets for Seniors

Must-Have Gadgets for Seniors

Safety and security are the two most important things that should be looked upon when taking care of an elderly. But when the elderly is living alone, these two become even more crucial. From being prompt on taking medication to summoning for help, today's technology offers a wide array of […]

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What is Necessary to Make Meaningful Improvements in the US’s Nursing Home Facilities?

What is Necessary to Make Meaningful Improvements in the US’s Nursing Home Facilities?

A nursing home is both health care facility and a home to many elderly individuals. The elderly must depend on a diverse group of individuals to maintain a quality of life, from caregivers who make sure elderly tenants are fed and clean, to health care providers and activity teams who […]

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The Benefits of Foot Massage to Elderly People

The Benefits of Foot Massage to Elderly People

"Age is just a number" according to a saying. Indeed, age is just a number; but as we age, our body weakens and our strength deteriorates. That is why most seniors easily get tired and are very susceptible to various kinds of ailments. Muscle and joint pain are common issues […]

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Understanding Common Fears that Accompany Aging

Understanding Common Fears that Accompany Aging

For many people, tomorrow is always the dream age to be. Children believe life is better when you are a few years older; adults have faith that, when they get their perfect job, life will be perfect; and middle-aged adults cannot wait to retire to experience years of relaxation and […]

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Help Your Elder Loved Ones to Battle Incontinence

Help Your Elder Loved Ones to Battle Incontinence

Everyone gets old one day. Our bones more brittle, our muscles weaker, our reflexes dull, and our bodies seemingly function outside our control. Incontinence or the involuntary secretion of urine/bowels is one of the most under reported medical conditions in the world. One can understand why someone would not want […]

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Managing Arthritis Pain During Bedtime

Managing Arthritis Pain During Bedtime

Arthritis pain is no joke; people who suffer from arthritis experience chronic pain that bothers even when they're asleep. I Just Can't Sleep Enough Sleep deprivation is a common problem with people who suffer from arthritis. They find it tough to go to sleep, thus most of them suffer from […]

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How to Tell When It’s Time to Be Put in a Home

How to Tell When It’s Time to Be Put in a Home

There are millions of adults living in the United States who are currently 65 years of age or older. These adults are also known as senior citizens. Many senior citizens prefer an independent way of life because it is how they were raised. However, there are a few sure signs […]

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Tips on Keeping Your Elderly Loved Ones Safe at Home

Tips on Keeping Your Elderly Loved Ones Safe at Home

My grandmother is 85 years old and gets around great. She still drives, and actually just got her driver’s license renewed for another six years. She is very independent and is able to do most things herself. However, she gets very worried at night at home by herself, especially because […]

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How to Exercise Your Frail Bones

How to Exercise Your Frail Bones

As the body ages the bones naturally begin to weaken. The degree of bone loss can be measured using a test called the bone mineral density test. This indicates the strength of the bones and what risk there is that they may break. Osteoporosis is the most severe form of bone loss […]

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