October 29, 2019

Pneumonia in Seniors: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Pneumonia is an infection that affects one or both lungs. The disease can range from mild to severe, and can be fatal.

September 23, 2019

Dietary Changes as We Age

One in three hospital patients is malnourished upon admission and almost one-third of U.S. patients (31 percent) experiences declines in nutritional status while in the hospital.

September 23, 2019

Recommended Immunizations for Seniors

Several preventable diseases can cause serious illness and even death in unvaccinated seniors.

August 27, 2019

Managing Mobility Problems in Seniors

Problems associated with aging can affect a person’s ability to move around, or mobility.

July 23, 2019

Diabetes Prevention and Care for Seniors

Half of all Americans age 65 or older have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

July 23, 2019

Manage Parkinson’s with Stress Reduction

Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disease in the U.S. after Alzheimer’s disease, and the number of people affected by Parkinson’s is increasing as the population ages.

July 2, 2019

Hernias and Seniors

A hernia is described as a bulging of an organ or tissue through an abnormal opening.

July 2, 2019

Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer

Taking a few precautions to prevent skin damage can allow seniors to continue to enjoy the sunshine without worry

July 2, 2019

Six Ways to Help Seniors Prevent Dehydration

Staying hydrated is important for maintaining health and keeping critical bodily functions working properly.

May 28, 2019

Eight Ways to Keep Aging Eyes Healthy

Changes to vision and concerns about eye health can happen rapidly for older adults. Seniors should get a vision test done once a year and should always follow a doctor’s recommendations on treatment plans and vision health.