Older people tend to produce fewer tears to remove bacteria and viruses from the surface of their eyes. Dry eyes and an increased risk of conjunctivitis may result.
Seniors often have more than just aging to deal with. With aging comes aches and pains they never had before plus the grief of loss. There are many ways for seniors to improve their days by keeping busy and creative paintings in watercolor.
Cognitive decline is among the normal processes of aging, which simply means that the brain doesn't work as well as it used to. Cognitive decline, which can lead to dementia or other brain diseases,
Despite physical decline which signals aging, some older people maintain their inner strengths. The following 40 quotes are subdivided into four areas in which happy older people remain strong.
A list of 16 things that change as you reach your thirties: less partying, more staying in, more and more marriages, and children with less insecurity.
Before you become annoyed by the habit of humming in the elderly, find out why they hum and how it benefits them. Your tolerance level may increase, and you may gain a new appreciation for humming.
Worried your loved one might be showing early signs of dementia? What's the difference between normal forgetfulness and dementia? Symptoms, possible causes, and what you can do to help.
Mental decline is quite common among seniors. But it is possible to maintain a sharp mind as you age. Read about the 10 ways you can improve your memory and keep your brain healthy as you age.
Problems maintaining sufficient and proper nutrition can become a problem for many elderly individuals. Here are some tips to help keep them healthy.
According to the CDC, nearly 1 in 4 Americans has been diagnosed with a joint disorder. Cartilage and connective tissues wear down with age, making joint problems worse. To protect your joints as you age, it’s important to understand what your joints are and how they work. These strategies can help.
Are you wondering whether someone you love has dementia? Or are you worried that perhaps you might be at risk? Try these simple at-home tests to see if you may need to consult a doctor.
Osteoporosis affects millions of people and it can be severely debilitating. However, many people have dangerous misconceptions about this condition that need to be cleared up.
As we age, we lose our taste and smell for food. Why does this happen? All about your taste buds and how they impact taste. Things you never knew about your nose. Do young adults lose taste and smell?
"Aging in place" has become a more commonly used phrase, as more seniors choose to live in their own homes for longer. Here is a height guide to help your elderly loved ones stay safe in their homes!
Depression is just one geriatric problem facing seniors and in older adults can be mistaken as a sign of aging. Learn how to detect symptoms of depression to help and care these elderly people.