Aging and Memory Loss

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

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 […]

Fall Prevention Exercises for the Elderly

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

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 […]

The Elderly – America’s Forgotten Citizens

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

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 […]

Good Nutritional Habits for the Elderly

2018-04-09T23:11:44+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Categories: Seniors|

Good Nutritional Habits for Seniors

With age comes a number of new health concerns and an increased need for good nutritional habits. You need to make sure that your body is getting the nutrients that it needs to function properly, but it’s all too easy to get confused by the […]

Fatigue during Mesothelioma Treatment

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

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; […]