4 Areas of Common Health Issues in the Elderly

4 Areas of Common Health Issues in the Elderly

The conditions surrounding your health are always shifting. Diet, exercise, habits, genetics, and simply the flow of time all play huge roles in how healthy we are. After about age 25, our cells begin dying faster than they are being produced. As we age, our bodies...
Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer can be an exciting time of the year for our senior family members. Between family outings, barbeques, gardening, and vacations; most seniors are more active in the summer than in any other months. But it is important that your loved ones are kept comfortable...
Life After a Stroke

Life After a Stroke

A stroke is a very serious medical issue, where normal blood-flow is cut off from the brain. About 800,000 Americans suffer from a stroke each year; and not everyone survives. There are 7 million stroke survivors living in the US; but most people do not fully recover....
Air Travel Tips for Seniors

Air Travel Tips for Seniors

When your age and health begins to limit your mobility, travelling by air can become a real challenge. While navigating through an airport can be tedious at any age, but it can be even more daunting when you have difficulty moving. It is important to know your limits...
Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

Many of us attempt to remember to drink more water in our daily lives. Whether you grab a drink from the water cooler at the office or carry a bottle with you, people across the country are becoming a lot more conscious of how much water we drink. There are entire...
Arthritis Prevention and Care Tips

Arthritis Prevention and Care Tips

Arthritis, or joint disease affects about 50% of all Americans over 65, according to the CDC. There are many different types of arthritis, but all of them have symptoms that include swollen, stiff, and painful joints. Arthritis can be painful to deal with, and in more...