We measure the strength of our spirit inside us by the progress in four main areas of our lives: purpose, faith, hope and love. Here, we look briefly at how we manifest these inner strengths.
Trigeminal neuralgia (tic douloureux, TN) is an extremely painful disease that is usually caused by compression of the trigeminal nerve. The symptoms, causes, diagnosis and the treatments are each explained in this article.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A virtual dementia tour stimulates the conditions of someone suffering from dementia so that others can better understand some of the reasons for the strange behaviors. It also promotes more empathy.
Falling accidents increase with age since the elderly are susceptible to stumbling more often. Trips are alarming when impact causes very serious trauma such as a broken hip.
Chinese Checkers with Pegs, a gift idea for less nimble fingers
Tears remove bacteria and viruses from the surface of the eyes. Older people often produce fewer tears, which increases the risk of dry eyes and conjunctivitis.
Caregivers often use room monitors to make sure they have the situation under control when doing some house chores in another room. I review several room monitors and discuss their various features.
These are my top-five tips to reduce the need to visit the bathroom during the night. I've also included information on how to improve bladder control with exercise and information videos that will help you to reduce the need to get up to pee at night..
Depression is a geriatric problem facing seniors and older adults, which can be mistaken as a sign of aging but is actually an elderly illness. Learn to detect symptoms of depression and help elderly people the non-invasive way
Leg swelling, or edema, is a common manifestation among the elderly. In most instances, such swellings are harmless.
Whatever your needs, there are probably ingenious gadgets, independence aids and devices that ease some of the limitations that arise as we age.
Problems maintaining sufficient and proper nutrition can become a problem for many elderly individuals. Here are some tips to help keep them healthy.