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The Caregiver Support Group: How It Can Help You Find Yourself

Caregiver Support Group

Do you want to find a group of people who know what you’re going through with caregiving? Someone who has walked where you’re walking now? Then consider joining a Caregiver Support Group. Caregiving c...

Symptoms of a Heart Attack in the Elderly Respond to a Healthier Lifestyle

Symptoms of a heart attack

Do you think that you’d be able to tell if someone you love was having a heart attack? Heart attacks are common in the elderly. All caregivers the elderly should be aware of the symptoms of a heart at...

Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly Are Common in Both Genders

Paper with urinary tract infection and pills.

Our immune systems take center stage for fighting urinary tract infections (UTI), which are treatable in most any stage—if you catch them. People who are young and healthy have the edge over the elder...

Seniors And Joy: Living To Laugh

Senior couple with surprised and happy expressions

Laughter is the key to living a long and healthy life. For the elderly, living a life full of laughter and joy can help them deal with stress as well as a myriad of other health benefits. As a person ...

Treating Colon Cancer In The Elderly

The staggering statistics of colon cancer in the elderly make it a disease that can’t be ignored. With the American Cancer Society reporting that colon cancer is the second leading cause of death in m...

Ways of Preventing Social Isolation Among Seniors

Social Isolation Among Seniors

As seniors age, their lives can become more isolated. Their families are no longer at home with them, and they may begin to isolate themselves from the outside world because it has become more difficu...

What Is Cerebral Palsy? Recognizing And Treating Patients

what is cerebral palsy

The onset of cerebral palsy starts at birth or during the first few years of life for a patient. Issues such as birthing complications, improper brain development and health issues during pregnancy ca...

An Inside Look At Caring For LGBT Seniors

lgbt seniors

The LGBT community of seniors is growing. The UCLA’s Williams Institute on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law estimate that 1.5 million people over the age of 65 identify themselves as being g...

Can Higher Cholesterol Levels Be a Good Thing for Elderly People?

In recent years, food marketers have flooded the media with ads that promote low cholesterol, no cholesterol, and cholesterol-fighting products, sending the message that higher cholesterol levels are ...

Affordable Health Insurance: Understanding Medicare Coverage

Medicare Coverage

When anyone reaches the age of 65, they can qualify for enrollment in the Medicare insurance program. This affordable health insurance program provides for several different types of insurance coverag...