The buzz words for senior citizens today are “active aging”. Active aging means that we remain active and strong in our later years to prevent the loss of mobility. Loss of mobility in seniors can drastically change their lifestyle and some may never recover. But, a daily health plan that includes healthy diet and exercises designed to keep joints moving and the mind sharp can help us stay mobile. Far into our senior years. How’s that for an incentive? [Read more…] about Active Aging And Elderly Mobility Problems
It’s scary to feel light-headed or like you’re spinning out of control and are going to fall. Especially if you fear breaking a bone or losing consciousness. There are a number of medical issues that could cause balance problems. Luckily [Read more…] about What Causes Balance Problems?
One of the most important things you can do for your overall health is to keep your blood pressure (hypertension) under control. Below 120/85 should be the goal for a healthy person’s blood pressure reading, and lower if you have a medical condition such as diabetes or kidney disease. [Read more…] about Treating High Blood Pressure
The longer we live, the more likely we are to suffer life-changing situations and grief in our lives that might bring on bouts of depression. We’re more vulnerable to changes and sometimes don’t have the energy, the money or any other means to change situations that happen to upend our lives. [Read more…] about Depression and Aging
Every senior citizen and their close family members should know what the symptoms are for Alzheimer’s Disease. The disease itself is devastating to the victim and his family and the sooner the disease is diagnosed, the longer you have prepare and educate yourself. Allowing you to spend more quality time with the person afflicted with this disease. [Read more…] about Symptoms And Tests For Alzheimer’s Disease