Published: Sep 13, 2016 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Both the characteristics of obesity and the way it affects seniors can be different when compared to how obesity impacts younger adults.
Published: Mar 16, 2018 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
At some point within the last few years, you may have seen charts and statistics showing the United States as being one of the most obese countries in the world.
Published: Mar 13, 2017 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Occupational therapy is a method of helping people lead independent and productive lives by allowing them to recover or develop skills needed to complete daily tasks.
Published: Feb 9, 2015 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
If seniors are not practicing safe food handling and preparation techniques, they might find themselves in the hospital with a foodborne illness.
Published: Apr 7, 2015 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Osteoporosis gets plenty of press with older women, but older men would do well to assess their risk for this disease. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bone density loss in both women and men.
Published: Mar 11, 2014 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
A variety of preventive health strategies help slow and lessen the effects of osteoporosis, a natural weakening of the bones as we age.
Published: Feb 10, 2016 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Osteoporosis is a common disease in which bones become brittle, leading to a higher risk of breaks than in normal bone.
Published: Feb 25, 2014 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Depression can be daunting, embarrassing, and not easy to discuss. However, when properly diagnosed and treated, depression can often be successfully managed and even overcome depending on individual circumstances.
Published: Nov 3, 2014 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
It is the most prevalent problem in the senior population, yet few seniors want to discuss this problem with their doctors because they are embarrassed.
Published: Jun 10, 2015 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
One of the best actions seniors can take to combat chronic disease is to get moving. Today almost 92% of seniors have at least one chronic condition and 77% have at least two. Chronic conditions are costly and are major contributors to disability and loss of independence.