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By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on February 16, 2021

Seniors are at high risk for kidney and urinary tract conditions. There are many risk factors associated with kidney disease, but some of them can be mitigated with healthy lifestyle choices. Ahead, learn about the causes of poor kidney function in seniors and the best ways to prevent it. Common…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on February 2, 2021

Studies performed by various research groups have revealed a link between diabetes and dementia. Hypoglycemia and vascular damage are two of the reasons cognitive impairment develops. Careful monitoring of blood sugar levels by diabetic seniors or their caregivers is necessary to reduce the risk of dementia.  Having excessive blood sugar…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on January 19, 2021

Alzheimer’s is one of the most common diseases in the world, with approximately three million new cases diagnosed in the United States each year. Because of its prevalence, there are a number of myths that have made their way into the public consciousness. If you’re concerned your elderly loved one…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on January 5, 2021

At around 30 years of age, many people start to lose bone mass, and their bones become thinner as they grow older. If seniors don’t have lifestyles that counteract the loss of bone mass, they may develop osteoporosis. Here are some of the ways seniors can prevent the development of…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on December 22, 2020

Obesity is on the rise, and this can be attributed to the combination of sedentary lifestyles and unhealthy eating habits. Fortunately, seniors can take a cue from other cultures that have many lessons to teach regarding healthy eating. Here are a few of the best tips from around the world. …

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on December 8, 2020

According to many doctors, seniors should bathe at least twice each week. Frequent bathing is essential for preventing skin conditions and infection, especially urinary tract infections. However, if your aging loved one has Alzheimer’s, bathtime can be challenging. Here are a few suggestions to make bathing a more pleasant experience…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on November 17, 2020

Although kidney disease can develop at any age, it’s more common among seniors, and it can be more difficult to handle alongside other health conditions. When providing care for your senior loved one, make sure to take measures to keep his or her kidneys healthy. Here are a few tips…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on November 3, 2020

There are several known liver diseases that often have similar effects on the body. Some of the most common conditions that affect the liver include hepatitis and cirrhosis. Nevertheless, only a comprehensive liver function test can precisely reveal any problems with this vital organ. Here are a few common symptoms…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on October 20, 2020

Caffeine has gotten a bad rap over the years due to its short-term effects on the nervous system. While there’s a need to keep coffee consumption, the most common source of caffeine, in check, there are some positive attributes associated with the stimulant that may provide an added layer of…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on October 6, 2020

Choosing in-home care for your elderly loved one can be difficult, as there may be varying health issues to consider. The first step to take will likely be determining which kind of care specifically fits his or her needs. Here’s some information on a few common types of home care….