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By Zareena Khan, 8:00 am on May 25, 2022

As the body ages, it becomes less efficient in terms of regulating temperature and fighting against infections and other illnesses. For this reason, seniors are more prone to injuries, accidents, and illnesses than others. Here are some of the reasons aging adults are more susceptible to illness than younger adults….

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on May 18, 2022

Walking provides numerous health benefits for people of all ages, but taking frequent walks is especially beneficial for those in their golden years. Providing both physical and mental health benefits, walking can boost a senior’s health and wellbeing. Here are some reasons your senior loved one should take frequent walks. …

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on May 11, 2022

The Alzheimer Society of Canada reports that more than 560,000 people in the country have Alzheimer’s disease, and the number is expected to grow exponentially in the next three decades. Although the disease process is becoming more prevalent, there’s still a stigma surrounding the disorder. This stigma can have a…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on May 4, 2022

Stress is a constant concern among the senior population due to issues such as decreasing health, a lack of independence, boredom, and a diminished social life. Chronic stress raises levels of cortisol, a hormone associated with elevated blood pressure, changes in metabolism, and increased blood sugar. These six senior health…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on April 27, 2022

When your spouse is no longer able to take care of him or herself, you may want to step in as the primary caregiver. Taking care of an aging loved one can become even more difficult when the individual is your spouse. Use the following tips to make your job…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on April 20, 2022

The golden years are a great time for seniors to relax, but this doesn’t mean they should be entirely sedentary. Spending all day sitting on the couch or lying in bed can increase the risk of certain health conditions and make it difficult to retain mobility and fitness. Seniors who…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on April 13, 2022

Seniors with diabetes are at risk for heart attacks, strokes, and other cardiovascular conditions. Studies suggest diabetes also increases a senior’s likelihood of developing dementia. Learn about the connection between diabetes and dementia and the preventative measures that can reduce their risks.  Diabetes Often Leads to Hypoglycemia Many diabetics have…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on April 6, 2022

It’s never too late to change bad habits, reverse some damage, and prevent future complications. However, the older men get, the less likely they are to focus on their health. The following tips can help your aging loved one maintain his current health and prevent future issues from occurring.  1….

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on March 30, 2022

As seniors age, family members often try to get them to take better care of themselves, but seniors often neglect proper foot care. Unhealthy feet could be the sign of diabetes, heart disease, and several other conditions, and they can even lead to poor mobility. Luckily, there are several ways…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on March 23, 2022

People of all ages are at risk for dehydration, but seniors have to be especially careful to consume enough water. Seniors tend to be less thirsty than younger adults, which puts them at greater risk for dehydration. Here are a few signs of dehydration in seniors caregivers should watch out…