Caregiver in Deerfield IL: You may notice that many elderly adults have a foggy or cloudy discoloration in one or both eyes. Most likely, this is the result of cataracts. Approximately 20% of adults over the age of 65 have one.
What are the most common misconceptions about ageing? Here's some great insight from our residents at Kingsley Manor. #ageismawareness #thisisme kingsleymano...
Why character, not career success, is key to a life of consequence
Apr 14, 2015 8:08 pm EST 0comments Now: our newest addition to the NewsHour Bookshelf In “The Road to Character,” our own David Brooks urges us all to rethink our priorities. I talked with him late last week at Busboys and Poets, a restaurant and bookstore chain in and around Washington. JUDY WOODRUFF: DAVID BROOKS, Author, “The Road to Character”: Good to see you in a strange setting. JUDY WOODRUFF: So, the people who see you every week on the NewsHour analyzing the…
What Are Common Types of Arthritis?
BrightStar Care resident RN Sharon Roth Maguire provides an overview on rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis and the differences between them. For more in...
A Guide To Geriatric Syndromes: Common And Often Related Medical Conditions In Older Adults >...
Printer-friendly PDFClick here to see our other tip sheets. Americans are continuing to live longer and healthier lives. As we age, we become more likely to develop different kinds of health problems. These are called geriatric syndromes, which are problems that usually have more than one cause and
Why Aquatic Therapy Is a Great Choice for Treating Injuries
Why Aquatic Therapy Is a Great Choice for Treating Injuries - Healthy Aging ® - Is aquatic therapy right for you? Answers are here.
How aging Americans are changing the economy
Aging Americans are worth $8 trillion in economic activity but some companies are finding it a challenge to tap into the growing market. Author of "The Longe...
The 10 Dietary Habits of Highly Successful Agers
Everybody knows or has heard of a remarkably long-lived person. Many have lived independently into their hundreds and passed away without experiencing the extreme debility we usually associate with very old age. And although everyone slows down, these exceptional people remain fit and sharp. I describe such individuals as members of the “Mindspan Elite,” people who not only live extremely long lives, but retain high cognitive…
3 Incontinence Causes in Older Adults and How to Treat Them
Incontinence, although common, is not a normal part of aging, and there are ways to help. Learn more from the Marin senior care team at Hired Hands Homecare.
10 health issues common with aging and how to combat them
Getting older can seem daunting. Graying hair, wrinkles, forgetting where you parked the car; all jokes aside, aging can bring about unique health issues.
How to Ensure Your Aging Parent is Safe at Home
An aging parent living at home is a good thing. It creates comfort and a feeling of security. It can keep them healthier, happier and active longer. However, in order for that to happen, they need to be safe in their own homes. That requires conducting an assessment of the home to make sure that it appropriately addresses their physical and cognitive needs. Here are some ways in which you can make sure your senior is safe at home Remove fall hazards: Falls…
How to Prevent and Treat Bedsores
If you are caring for a parent or grandparent, understanding how to prevent and treat bedsores is essential to your loved one's health, comfort and well being.
10 Misconceptions about Aging
Those who approach getting older with a positive outlook are more likely to live longer and have a better quality of life. Dismiss common misconceptions and embrace aging with an optimistic mindset.
10 Tips for Healthy Aging
A fear of aging is common, but older adults can age successfully with these 10 tips centered around a holistic approach that can be implemented at any age.
How to Care for Age Related Diseases
Get real-life tips on keeping a senior healthy, caring for common health conditions, and choosing treatment options and therapies.
How Is Cervical Cancer Diagnosed and Treated?
Cervical cancer is treated in several ways. It depends on the kind of cervical cancer and how far it has spread. Treatments include surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy.
How to Relieve Stress When Caring for an Aging Parent or Spouse
Being the caregiver for an elderly parent or spouse is often a rewarding experience—but it can also be overwhelming. This video provides easy-to-follow tips ...
Smart Technology for Aging in Place
The Washington State University Common Reading Program will host a panel discussion on “Smart Technology for Aging in Place,” presented by an interdisciplinary trio of faculty experts at 4:30 p.m.
Edge of Aging: What if we could better inform patients about hospice?
Cooper and Nicole have a thorough discussion about hospice and home health with Stan Massey, Partner and Lead Consultant with Transcend Strategy Group.
What is Healthy Aging?
At some point in time, we all begin to think about aging. For many of us, once we hit our 50’s or enter into the landmark years of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s a number of experiences initiate these thoughts. Career shifts, retirement, moving homes, health changes, children moving out, becoming empty-nesters, becoming grandparents and the loss of family and friends are several events that affect how we think about and respond to aging. Whether you’re going through a transition, or another birthday…
Tips to Prevent, Detect and Treat Frostbite
With record-setting cold snaps affecting millions across the country, it is more important than ever to be aware and prepared for the risk of frostbite.