Diabetes Care for Seniors

Diabetes Care for Seniors

According to the American Diabetes Association, 25% of seniors above 60 years of age have diabetes. Moreover, the risk of developing type 2 diabetes increases as you get older. Seniors with diabetes are usually at a higher risk of heart diseases and other health conditions, such as eye damage, kidney disease, and more. Some of … Continue reading Diabetes Care for Seniors

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Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Brain-Health

Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Brain-Health

Older adults are at a higher risk of developing neurological and mental health conditions in comparison to younger people. Some of the mental health disorders common in seniors include dementia, depression, etc. The good part is that seniors can reduce the risk of developing these mental conditions by taking some proactive steps. These include: Getting … Continue reading Ways Seniors Can Improve Their Brain-Health

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Winter Depression and Seniors – What are the Signs?

Winter Depression and Seniors – What are the Signs?

Winter depression is a mood disorder in which people show depressive symptoms in this season. Unfortunately, most believe it to be an aging thing when seniors start to behave differently. Not many make the connection between winters and depression, meaning the issue goes on for a long time before the problem is detected. If you … Continue reading Winter Depression and Seniors – What are the Signs?

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How Older Adults can Ensure their Safety this Winter Season?

How Older Adults can Ensure their Safety this Winter Season?

Winter season affects everyone with the harsh cold winds and dropping temperature. But for seniors, it could be a lot worse with the rising risk of infections, pneumonia and other winter hazards. So how older adults can ensure their safety? Well, here are a few tips. In winter season, driving becomes more difficult and dangerous … Continue reading How Older Adults can Ensure their Safety this Winter Season?

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What are the Symptoms of Depression in Older Adults?

What are the Symptoms of Depression in Older Adults?

Depression is a problem that most don’t associate with seniors. It’s considered to be a condition that is limited to just the younger generation. However, it’s far from the truth. Depression can affect seniors equally if not more severely. It can affect every part of a senior’s life. Following are the symptoms that an older … Continue reading What are the Symptoms of Depression in Older Adults?

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