Elderly

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Improving Communications with Elderly Parents

Effective communication is simply the key to establishing positive relationships with people close to you. Giving respect, speaking slowly and clearly and listening to what they have to say will help you form a bond that will let you get along better with that person

7 months ago   •   7 min read
Elderly

7 Ways To Improve Memory In Old Age

Memory loss in old age can be frustrating; it can also limit one’s ability to fully enjoy life. With the following tips, you will be able to beat memory loss and enjoy the life that is still ahead of you.

8 months ago   •   5 min read
Elderly

Shingles in Older Adults

It's not possible to catch shingles from someone with the condition or from someone with chickenpox. However, you can catch chickenpox from someone with shingles if you haven't had chickenpox before. The blisters that form contain live virus

8 months ago   •   6 min read
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Prevent Elderly from Cataracts

At the front of the eye is a lens that is normally clear and transparent. Light easily flows through this lens and what is seen is distinct and sharp. This lens is made up of a combination of protein and water. The protein typically stays in place and keeps the lens clear.

8 months ago   •   7 min read
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Increased Choice to Receive Elder Care

Home care has more important benefits as compared with living alone, receiving nurse-directed home care after hospitalization is associated with longer life and a lower risk of re-hospitalization. While choosing between home care and assisted living arrangements none are perfect for all situations

9 months ago   •   7 min read
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Manage COPD in Elderly

COPD causes progressive damage to a person’s lungs. The airways of the lungs become obstructed, making it hard to breathe. Dying of COPD is dying of shortness of breath, one breath at a time. The rest of the body wears out. In other words, COPD can lead to other comorbid conditions

9 months ago   •   7 min read
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Macular Degeneration at 60 and Above

Macular degeneration at 60 is an eye disorder that slowly destroys sharp, central vision. This makes it difficult to see fine details and read. Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a gradual, progressive, painless deterioration of the macula, the small area in the center of the retina

9 months ago   •   6 min read
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Lies about Longevity

A renowned researcher has revealed few popular lies about longevity in men. Summarized, longevity has link with drinking coffee or tea, exercising, getting enough sleep, and limiting alcohol intake. People try all sorts of things to live a long, healthy life. But what really promotes a long life?

9 months ago   •   6 min read
Elderly