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Aging Hair Loss: Prevention Tips
Published: 1 month ago

Overview Strands of hair on your head have an average lifespan of two to five years. As we age, this lifespan shortens which can result in hair loss. To prevent this, there are some steps that you can take now to decrease the chances of hair loss later.  The Anatomy…

Six Powerful Ways to Ward Off Senior Depression
Published: 1 year ago

An estimated six million adults age 65 and older struggle with depression, according to WebMD. Senior depression is especially prevalent among those who suffer from other medical conditions and disabilities. Although common, depression isn’t a normal part of aging. If a senior loved one in your life is experiencing depression…

Smart Ways for Seniors to Stay Safe in the Summer
Published: 1 year ago

  Summertime is an ideal time to enjoy the great outdoors, whether you’re lounging at the pool or firing up the grill. However, the heat and sun can pose serious health hazards for seniors if they don’t take the proper precautions. As bodies age, they become less efficient at regulating…

Dementia and Elderly Falls
Published: 2 years ago

In adults over seventy-one in the United States, the prevalence of dementia is estimated at 13.9%, a total of over 3.4 million individuals. The older someone gets, the higher their risk of developing any of the various causes of the syndrome of impaired memory and cognition known as “dementia.” Among…

The Serious Consequences of Falls in The Elderly
Published: 2 years ago

Elderly people are at an elevated risk of injuring themselves in a fall. A variety of health problems and age-related changes, affecting balance, bone brittleness, muscle strength, and other factors, all contribute to an elevated risk of serious injury compared to a younger person. Not only are older people more…

What Can I Do to Reduce My Risk of Alzheimer’s?
Published: 2 years ago

One of the most common and often devastating medical conditions associated with old age is Alzheimer’s disease. Associated with declining cognition and memory, it’s the most common cause of dementia in the elderly. This chronic neurodegenerative disease gets increasingly worse over time, as damage to the brain itself from amyloid…

The 4 Most Important Vitamins for Seniors
Published: 2 years ago

As you get older, your body’s nutritional needs can change, and you can even become less efficient at absorbing some vitamins, minerals, and nutrients from the food you eat. Because of physiological changes associated with aging, there are certain vitamins that will become more important as you grow older. To…

4 Common Causes of Dementia
Published: 2 years ago

Dementia – defined as a category of brain diseases of various kinds that impair a person’s ability to think clearly, to make judgements and decisions, and to remember things — is one of the biggest health concerns for seniors. Many people struggle with some degree of impaired memory and cognition…

Can “Brain Games” Help Prevent Memory Loss?
Published: 2 years ago

Many seniors struggle with some degree of memory loss, as well as other types of cognitive impairment. This can range from relatively mild, considered a normal part of the aging process, to quite severe, as in age-related neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease and Lewy body dementia. The older you get,…

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