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How Isolation affects Senior’s Health?

How Isolation affects Senior’s Health?

According to stats, 11 million older adults (aged 65 and older) in America live alone. In such situations, isolation can creep in seniors’ lives, as they have no one to talk to or connect with. It can result in distress in them, over not having enough contact with people. However, distress is not the only … Continue reading How Isolation affects Senior’s Health?

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Physical Therapy – Why Seniors Need It?

After suffering from a fall, surgery, illness or injury, many seniors experience the loss of mobility, functionality, and as a result, independence. Restoring it all can be a difficult task. However, physical therapy can help older adults in recovering after falls, injuries or illnesses. How? Take a look. Reduced risk of falls & injuries – … Continue reading Physical Therapy – Why Seniors Need It?

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Memory Loss In Seniors – What Are The Causes?

Memory Loss In Seniors – What Are The Causes?

Memory problems are thought to be normal in seniors. People believe that with aging, forgetfulness and problem at remembering things are likely to follow. But it is far from the truth. Memory problems are not a normal part of aging. Several factors can lead an older adult to this issue. Unfortunately, not many know about … Continue reading Memory Loss In Seniors – What Are The Causes?

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Which Foods Diabetic Seniors Should Avoid?

Which Foods Diabetic Seniors Should Avoid?

Most people don’t realize it, but food matters a lot when you have diabetes. Food directly affects the blood sugar levels, leading to either better control over it or diabetes getting worse. Seniors have to watch their food choices more closely because they might have other health issues to deal with such as high blood … Continue reading Which Foods Diabetic Seniors Should Avoid?

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What Causes Joint Pain In Seniors?

What Causes Joint Pain In Seniors?

Joint pains are considered common in older adults and an inevitable part of the aging process. However it is not true. Various (evitable) factors cause these pains in seniors, and some of them are mentioned below. Arthritis – It causes joint pain, inflammation and stiffness in seniors. Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis, … Continue reading What Causes Joint Pain In Seniors?

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