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Keeping The Elderly Safe From Fall-Related Injuries

None of us is growing any younger and every day that passes by, we have more to worry about the older members of our family. We want nothing but the best for them. We want them to feel loved, ensured of their safety and kept in good health conditions despite their age. Most importantly, we…

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Type 1 And Type 2 Diabetes In Elderly

One of my friends paid a visit with her cute new dog. It was a service dog she got through www.dogtrainingsugarlandtx.com and his job is to monitor her glucose level. The dog can detect whether your blood sugar is running low and alerts you to get “blood sugar high” to prevent hypoglycemia. It was brilliant!…

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Elderly Care and Nursing Homes

Transferring your parent or parents to a home care is never an easy decision to make. However, there comes a time when children need to think about what is best for their aging parents. It is not that easy to make that decision. A lot of times, children suffer the feeling of guilt. Our parents…

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Dementia in Elderly

The Alzheimer’s Association defines dementia as “not a specific disease. It’s an overall term that describes a wide range of symptoms associated with a decline in memory or other thinking skills severe enough to reduce a person’s ability to perform everyday activities.” So, the memory is not completely lost but declining and may eventually lead…

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Most Common Medical Conditions In Elderly

Our elderly faces many health-related challenges. According to statistics, the most common illnesses that develop during old age include Adult onset diabetes, arthritis, Osteoporosis, kidney and bladder problems, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, glaucoma, lung disease, cardiovascular diseases, prostate enlargement, Macular degeneration, cataract, and depression. Sometimes, even when an elderly person lived a healthy life during…