Creating a safe home environment for seniors starts with the bathroom — the place where, for the elderly, most at-home accidents occur. Whether it’s a slip in the shower or tripping on the way to the toilet at night, falls and injuries are especially comm
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Nearly 1 million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease, and approximately 60,000 more will be diagnosed before this year is over, but the actual number of people suffering as a result of the disease is of a magnitude higher than that. As debilitating as
For many retirees, leaving the workplace doesn’t necessarily mean they leave all the work behind. Some continue to perform work, but just in different environments like their home or garden. This article will discuss different ergonomic considerations for
Nursing homes were created to provide your loved one with the best of both worlds- a place that’s both safe haven and a place that is meant to feel like home. In some cases, nursing homes may be the best scenario for your loved one because of medical or o
Healthy joints are an important part of your life at any age, but the risks to your joints increase as you get older. By taking measures to stay active and healthy while you age, you improve your joint health and reduce the risks of complications.
A good night’s sleep may feel great, but it’s good medicine, as well. Especially as we age. Getting enough sleep is so important, in fact, that a blog post from the Mayo Clinic calls sleep one of the “12 habits of highly healthy people.”
Whether you are 6 or 60, a healthy mouth is important at any age. When your teeth and gums look and feel great, you can easily chew and digest nutritious foods, speak with ease, and smile with confidence.
When moving into your senior years and beginning to plan for retirement, it’s important to consider how you will cover health care costs — especially if you won’t be eligible for Medicare before leaving your job. Let’s take a closer look at your options.
Yes, winter is here with all its festivities. The holidays are upon us. Friends and family are visiting. The landscape is touched by a softening blanket of snow. However, the winter season brings challenges as well as joys, especially for seniors.
If you think your days for achieving straighter teeth have long passed, then think again. Like children and teens, adults can also receive the same benefit of an improved smile and oral health from wearing orthodontic braces.