Monthly Archives: April 2014

Choosing the Right Hearing Aids

One of the pitfalls of aging is losing part of your hearing. While losing all or part of your hearing may be a difficult adjustment, it is not the end of the world. In today’s technologically advanced society, you have … Continue reading

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Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate for Seniors

If you are a chocolate lover, then reading this article could make you very happy. Although it may seem a little farfetched, dark chocolate can actually help improve your health. If eaten in moderation, dark chocolate can lead to wonderful … Continue reading

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Kyphosis in the Elderly

Kyphosis is defined as a rounding of your upper back that results in a hunchbacked appearance. This disorder refers to people with exaggerated rounding of their back who have the inability to straighten their back completely. Some rounding as you … Continue reading

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Medical Alert Systems for the Elderly

Medical identification jewelry and tags are essential for elderly people who live alone. In today’s high tech, connected world, it is vital that elderly people who live alone will also have a connection to the outside world. Medical alert and … Continue reading

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Dysarthria (Slurred Speech) in the Elderly

Slurred speech, or dysarthria, is a common disorder that affects much of the elderly population. The condition occurs when the muscles of the mouth, face and throat become weakened and stop working properly. As people age, they begin to lose … Continue reading

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What Your Feet Can Say About Your Health

When you think about your health, you may not automatically think about your feet. Sure, your feet help you move around easily and they can be of great help to your posture and walking, but did you know that your … Continue reading

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Multiple Sclerosis: Diagnosis and Treatment

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) can be a devastating disease. Over time, patients with this immune-mediated disease  have progressive symptoms and may become disabled. In the elderly population, it is key to understand treatment options and each patient’s prognosis. This article will … Continue reading

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Early Warning Signs of Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis (MS) can be a debilitating disease, and it is definitely a diagnosis that will change your life forever. The disease is an immune mediated disorder that primarily attacks your central nervous system. For this reason, it can greatly … Continue reading

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