Senior Health

Read about several topics in senior health including dementia, elderly depression, incontinence, disabilities, and more.

5 Must-Knows About Eating Habits in Late-Stage Dementia

Over time, you may notice changes in your loved one’s eating habits in late stage dementia. While loss of appetite is a normal phenomenon, it’s important to understand how to make mealtime comfortable, nourishing and safe for your loved one. Let’s go through some key must-knows about late stage dementia loss of appetite and other …

5 Must-Knows About Eating Habits in Late-Stage Dementia Read More »

Hip Arthritis: What It Is and Which Exercises Can Help

Arthritis is a common condition that affects various parts of people’s bodies. A specific form of this condition, hip osteoarthritis, affects about 1 out of 4 people throughout their lives, although there are several other forms that can occur. If you’re a senior living with hip arthritis (or if you’re caring for one), it’s especially …

Hip Arthritis: What It Is and Which Exercises Can Help Read More »

Model of teeth for dentures or implants.

Dentures vs Implants

Deciding between dentures vs implants seems like it would be simple, but it’s really not. Each type of teeth replacement option has its own pros and cons, which means you have to carefully weigh dentures vs implants to ensure you choose the right solution for your lifestyle and needs. Once you decide between implants and …

Dentures vs Implants Read More »

Hero Pill Dispenser: Manage Medication Easily

Most seniors take a variety of prescription medications and supplements. From medicine intended to regulate blood pressure to those that address chronic illnesses, it isn’t uncommon for a senior aged 65+ to take at least five medications on a regular basis, according to the National Center for Biotechnology Information. With so many pills to take …

Hero Pill Dispenser: Manage Medication Easily Read More »

Wheelchair rentals for the beach and other places

Wheelchair Rentals: For Times When Mobility is Difficult

Getting older often means experiencing a decrease in mobility, especially in environments that are challenging even for agile individuals, such as along the beach and on hilly streets. But, just because you don’t get around as well as you used to, you don’t have to give up traveling or participating in activities you love. Wheelchair …

Wheelchair Rentals: For Times When Mobility is Difficult Read More »

A plastic model human brain suspended on a platform.

Mini Strokes In Seniors

This article has been medically reviewed by Dr. Martin Duggan in 2021 This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or another qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. A mini-stroke or transient ischemic …

Mini Strokes In Seniors Read More »

[class^="wpforms-"]
[class^="wpforms-"]