Aging and Memory Loss

Aging and Memory Loss

About 1 of every 5 Americans in their 70s experiences some form of mild memory loss. When an older adult begins to experience memory loss, they may experience role confusion. They might feel they are no longer a productive member of society. This can lead to feelings […]

2018-04-09T23:05:44+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: senior health, Seniors|1 Comment

Fall Prevention Exercises for the Elderly

Fall Prevention Exercises for the Elderly

As individuals age, bone and muscle mass diminishes, vestibular systems are weakened and falls become more common. Fall-related injuries make up about one-quarter of hospitalizations in the elderly, and senior citizens without balance and strength training are more likely to experience falls. For seniors, exercises […]

2018-03-14T19:43:48+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Seniors|1 Comment

How to Comfort Someone Diagnosed with Mesothelioma

How to Comfort Someone with Mesothelioma

Receiving a diagnosis of a terminal disease, such as mesothelioma cancer, is never easy. No one ever wants to hear the dreadful statement: “It’s cancer.” That simple six-letter word can strike fear into anyone. A cancer diagnosis is also often accompanied by anxiety and even […]

2018-04-24T05:35:26+00:00 November 30th, 2016|Categories: Seniors|Tags: |0 Comments

The Elderly – America’s Forgotten Citizens

The Elderly – America’s Forgotten Citizens

Although the genetic makeup of a human being has a significant impact on their expected longevity, a healthy environment, proper diet, consistent exercise, and regular participation in general activities can all prolong life.

According to the Penn State Research Department, a few […]

2017-12-17T08:32:23+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Seniors|Tags: , |1 Comment

Fatigue during Mesothelioma Treatment

How to Overcome Fatigue during Mesothelioma Treatment

Fatigue is a common symptom of cancer, and it’s often made worse by cancer treatment. Extreme exhaustion can alarm patients and their caregivers, but fatigue is normal during cancer treatment, and there are ways to cope and recover.
Fatigue isn’t just feeling tired; […]

2017-12-17T08:32:25+00:00 June 18th, 2016|Categories: Seniors|0 Comments