Senior Care Archive

Top Ten Senior Health Concerns

People in the U.S. are expected to live longer than ever today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reports that at age 65, average life expectancy is an additional 19.3 years. However,

Baby Boomers and Alternative Medicine

As every senior citizen knows, various aches and pains, along with chronic health problems are common issues that arise with age. Many Baby Boomers today are turning to alternative medicine for solutions. According to

Memory Loss and Vitamin Supplements: Do They Help?

The possibility of memory loss is one of the main causes of concern for seniors. Many older men and women are looking for ways to bolster memory with vitamin supplements. WebMD has provided a

Alzheimer’s: Is a Cure on the Way?

There is currently no cure for Alzheimer’s. However, drug and non-drug therapies are currently available to help with the cognitive and behavioral symptoms of this devastating disease. In addition, researchers are working to find

Senior Vision Loss: New Treatments Bring Hope

Older adults with certain medical conditions may be in danger of losing their vision. Macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma can rob seniors of their sight. Fortunately, recent advances in ophthalmology bring new hope

Worried about Alzheimer’s? Get the Facts

If you are worried about Alzheimer’s, you are not alone. In a recent study reported by the Alzheimer’s Association, 3,102 American adults were questioned about their knowledge, experience, and attitudes concerning this disease. Of

Memory and Alcohol – Is There a Connection?

Growing older isn’t easy. Aging affects overall health and well-being and increases the risk of various health conditions. One of the most dreaded effects of aging is memory loss and cognitive impairment. Recent research

Seniors Going Organic: Is it Worth the Cost?

Organically grown fruits, vegetables, grains, and meats are costlier than commercially produced foods, and are widely believed to be healthier for the body. Many seniors watch what they eat, and buy organic, but are

Watching the News – Is It Bad for Seniors?

According to a recent article in the New York Times, Life Time, a gym chain company with 130 locations in 27 states, made the decision to remove cable news programs from its large-screen TVs,

Enjoying Nature Is the Best Medicine for Seniors

Getting out and enjoying nature is a great tonic for senior citizens. Being outdoors increases energy and vitality and makes older people feel more alive. Spending some time outside every day is a simple
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