Glaucoma is also known as “sneaky theft of sight” (glaucoma.org). It is the second leading cause of blindness. Seniors are especially at risk and few people know about it. Usually glaucoma doesn’t has symptoms but that doesn’t mean it can be ignored. If left untreated, glaucoma can cause vision loss and eventually blindness. What is … Read more Glaucoma in Seniors
January is a thyroid awareness month. It’s important for seniors to understand about thyroid health as many live with undiagnosed thyroid problems. These problems can further exacerbate other health issues in seniors. Having basic information about thyroid health will help seniors protect their health against the effects and risks of the disease. So what … Read more Understanding Thyroid Health In Seniors
Growing old is a natural part of life. When an individual is young, he/she is capable of achieving every dream or desire. However as old age progresses, due to diseases and weakened body a person may not be even able to take care of oneself. Various societies treat their elderly in many ways. In USA, … Read more How various countries and cultures treat their elderly?
According to U.S Census Bureau “America’s elderly population is now growing at a moderate pace. But not too far into the future, the growth will become rapid. So rapid, in fact, that by the middle of the next century, it might be completely inaccurate to think of ourselves as a Nation of the young: there … Read more Loneliness in seniors and elderly
Everyone wants to grow old gracefully but how can that be accomplished?. Growing old affects all parts of our body such as skin, hair, muscles, heart and more. Skin gets filled with wrinkles, hair loses its shine and luster, muscles get easily fatigued and so on. Also as we grow older, we are at an … Read more How To Age Well?