Fantastic and creative ideas that will help senior citizens be able to enjoy more independence and likely avoid the misery and expense of being housed in assisted living facilities or nursing homes.
Older people tend to produce fewer tears to remove bacteria and viruses from the surface of their eyes. Dry eyes and an increased risk of conjunctivitis may result.
Depression is just one geriatric problem facing seniors and in older adults can be mistaken as a sign of aging. Learn how to detect symptoms of depression to help and care these elderly people.
A discussion about the changes that can occur as people age that they may have never considered—some of which they can change before they become problems.
Between chugging GoLytley and spending the day on the toilet, colonoscopy prep can be unpleasant. Here's a funny story about why you need to fully empty the system before your colonoscopy procedure.
As we age, we lose our taste and smell for food. Why does this happen? All about your taste buds and how they impact taste. Things you never knew about your nose. Do young adults lose taste and smell?
Some people see maturity, dignity, and elegance when they look at their gray hair. They submit to their inner urge to celebrate themselves. Individuals who cover up may be selling themselves short.
Cognitive decline is among the normal processes of aging, which simply means that the brain doesn't work as well as it used to. Cognitive decline, which can lead to dementia or other brain diseases,
A list of 16 things that change as you reach your thirties: less partying, more staying in, more and more marriages, and children with less insecurity.
Research suggests a possible relationship between being able to smell and the development of Alzheimer’s disease. Sounds unlikely? No, I'm not joking. Learn about the peanut butter test here and how it can assist dementia diagnosis.
Falling accidents increase with age since the elderly are susceptible to stumbling more often. Trips are alarming when impact causes very serious trauma such as a broken hip.
A 12-step plan for aging gracefully. Ideas to help you maintain a positive attitude and a sense of humor. Tips for looking and feeling young.
As people live longer, more of us find ourselves caring for aging parents. It takes enormous patience and goodwill. It becomes even more challenging if we have a rocky history and feel resentful.
Osteoporosis affects millions of people and it can be severely debilitating. However, many people have dangerous misconceptions about this condition that need to be cleared up.
Forgetfulness is a common issue with the elderly as they grow older. This can be completely normal, or it can be a sign of dementia including Alzheimer's Disease. This is how you can tell.
This article is meant to give readers a peek into the future so that they can get an idea about how life might change for them as they age and possibly take steps now to prepare them for what is to come.