The 31 million Americans that live with lower back pain can tell you that it doesn’t take much for back pain to strike. For seniors experiencing chronic back pain, some simple adjustments may be of benefit.
Research has shown that seniors who socialize for just a few hours per day are happier, healthier, less depressed, and feel less stressed than those who don’t. However, many seniors still find it challenging to meet other seniors because they don’t know where to go and what to do about it.
As one ages, medical challenges are bound to arise; it’s inevitable. Fortunately, concerning strokes, there are positive steps that can be taken to minimize the risk, and in many cases, prevent a stroke from happening.
There are four major age-related eye disorders affecting seniors: glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. Learning about each disease's symptoms and their treatments can help you protect your vision and that of the senior in your life.
Yoga is a great way for seniors to stay fit, including those with limited mobility and respiration issues. Here’s why Yoga might just be “what the doctor ordered” for that special aging loved one in your life.
Many aging in place seniors with diabetes have trouble keeping their blood sugar normalized. Some may even lose their independence as a result. If you’re serving as an informal caregiver for an elderly loved one who’s diabetic, here’s how to help them enjoy a higher quality of life.
Coordinating a senior’s follow-up care when they’re transitioning from hospital to home isn’t easy, but it is essential for their continued health and wellbeing. Here are some ways to ensure that your loved one’s recovery goes well.
For seniors, if a lack of energy isn’t addressed it can threaten their freedom and independence. Thankfully, there are several ways to boost your senior loved one’s energy levels so they can stay more active and enjoy a higher quality of life.
Regardless of their capabilities, seniors enjoy special times, and they greatly appreciate being kept in mind during the holiday season. Here are five things you can do to have the holidays feel special for your senior.
The decision to get a pet for your senior loved one can sometimes be a challenge. They may want and need the companionship, yet not be able to meet the physical demands of the type of pet they'd like to have. There are both pros and cons to getting the senior in your life a pet. Let's take a look at some of each to help you decide.