Monthly Archives: June 2014

Glaucoma: What Seniors Should Know

Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can result in nerve damage and vision loss. It greatly affects the elderly population, and should be taken seriously. The group of eye diseases known as glaucoma occurs due to abnormally high … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Symptoms, Tips for Caregivers, Tips for Seniors, Warning Signs | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off

Health Benefits of Acupuncture for Seniors

Acupuncture may not seem like everyone’s cup of tea at first glance. However, many doctors are large proponents of the ancient Chinese medicine treatment for a myriad of diseases. Elderly people especially may benefit from acupuncture. The ancient treatment has … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Symptoms | Tagged | Comments Off

Tips for Coping with Some of the Most Common Side Effects of Dialysis

Dialysis is a type of medical procedure that many elderly people must undergo. Patients with kidney disease or any type of kidney failure must undergo dialysis on a routine basis in order to filter their blood and keep them healthy. … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Homecare Services, Symptoms, Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Dietary Habits that Trigger Elderly Urinary Incontinence

Urinary Incontinence is a medical issue that affects many men and women each year. Anyone, of any age, can suffer from the issue, but elderly men and women are more prone to the issue. Urinary Incontinence is highly common in … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Nutrition, Tips for Caregivers, Tips for Seniors | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

What Your Hands Can Tell You About Your Health

Human hands are part of what sets them apart from other species living on Earth. Our hands are full of dexterity and ability. With opposable thumbs, we can pick up almost any item and do almost anything that we desire. … Continue reading

Posted in Caregiver, Health, Tips for Caregivers, Tips for Seniors, Warning Signs | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Taking a Cruise with an Elderly Loved One

Every year, millions of people get on a cruise ship and float through the ocean to a fun-filled vacation in tropical paradise. Cruises are becoming more and more popular as the weather warms up and people are keen on taking … Continue reading

Posted in Family, Health, Mobility, Tips for Caregivers | Tagged , , | Comments Off