A generation ago, dentures and bridgework were all too common among U.S. seniors. Today, according to a recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and preventon, Americans are keeping their natural teeth Longer.
Are you trying to decide between a manual wheel chair and an electric one? Before I explain the pros and cons of owning a manual wheel chair as opposed to an electric wheel chair, here are some important considerations to take into effect. A manual wheel chair requires you to use your own
As our society ages, more and more families are struggling to live with a family member who is suffering from Dementia or Alzheimer disease. While memory loss can be a frightening experience for our aging parents or grandparents, its impact on the family can be equally frightening, particularly when there are young children in the home.
As one progresses in age, he retreats in health or fitness. Though senior citizens are counseled to stay fit, it is barely the case like. Numerous natural transformations occur in the body as it moves towards fragility.
As you get older, you may find yourself a more likely target for thieves.
Confusing Alzheimer’s and Dementia could cost someone you love valuable treatment.
Have you even been to one of those historical shrines or perhaps ancient wonders where in you need to walk up more than 200 steps on the stairs, just to catch a glimpse of history? Whew! Ive been to one. But going back is the farthest thing on my mind. In fact, had I known it was too be that exhausting, I would not have given it a time of the day. But what if you had no choice but to climb that flight of stairs and everyday nonetheless!
There are many makes and models of personal mobility scooters to choose from. Break them down and they fall into the 4 following categories of scooters. Here they are:
People nowadays have already realized the importance of saving for the future, especially for their retirement. This is because when they reach their retirement age, all they have to do is to relax and enjoy life together with the financial benefits that they themselves have tried to save little by little.
That is why, when it comes to retirement and the benefits that can be derived from it, people should take the matter seriously.
Because of the growing trend in retire…
For the elderly, water fitness is safe, fills the need for exercise, increases a body’s range of motion and is a low-impact exercise.
Time marches on and so do we. Before we know it, we are older and so are our parents or loved ones. Caring for them and being sure their needs are met become a prime concern especially when they begin to not be able to care for themselves as they used to. This dilemma touches most every family. The thing to avoid is to remain under a veil of ignorance by not understanding your options and waiting until the last minute to make an abrupt and often uniformed decision. Care for t…
“It is a bittersweet irony that those who care for the sufferers in reality suffer more than the sufferers do themselves.” Stephen Morgan describes, in the first part of a series, how life can indeed be “up and down” being a Primary Carer for a relative suffering with Alzheimer’s Disease.