Senior Health Feature
Q. How important is maintaining a healthy diet as you age? A. Very important. As we age, we need to follow a healthy diet for optimal nutrition. We need to consume a balanced diet containing […]
The prospect of having a trusty companion who loves you no matter what, always welcomes you home, and never argues with you entices many people to get a pet. Improved physical and mental health may be another perk.
Learn proper exercising techniques to help speed up your recovery after surgery.
Watch this video to learn things you can do to prepare for your next Doctors visit.
Learn some exercises seniors can do from home that will help improve balance and lessen the chance of falls.
It’s an all-too-familiar situation: an elderly patient falls and fractures his hip. He is admitted to the hospital and undergoes surgery. During the recovery period, he becomes extremely confused and refuses to work with the physical therapist.
Senior citizens are at high risk for depression for a variety of reasons: loss of health, loss of friends, loss of purpose. But there are things that can be done to sharply reduce that risk.