The Causes And Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis can simply be described as an autoimmune disease that causes chronic inflammation of the joints. In some people, the condition can damage a number of body systems, including the eyes, lungs, heart, skin and blood vessels. Because in some cases it can affect multiple other organs of the body, it is referred to … Read more The Causes And Treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis

How to Live Longer?

According to reports by the CDC National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy in the United States dropped to 78.7 years, a trend that had been witnessed the previous year. The average life expectancy as per the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which represents Canada, Mexico, Germany, Japan, UK, and France stood at … Read more How to Live Longer?

Seniors and Pets

Did you know that nearly half of the senior population in the U.S is lonely? Well, yes, because of isolation. With their kids moving away in search of the dollar and then being kept busy all day every day, it’s very normal to stay for months without visiting their aging parents. And you honestly can’t … Read more Seniors and Pets

15 Resources for Living Independently as a Senior

Resources for Living Independently as a Senior

Oftentimes, the difference between how a senior envisions to spend his/her golden years and the reality is information. With the right information, one is equipped to plan well for the future ahead.  As such, there is a wealth of information that one can take advantage of to make crucial decisions in their lives. However, in … Read more 15 Resources for Living Independently as a Senior

How to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?

How to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?

A study conducted by Penn State University, the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine revealed that 77% of grown-up children indicated that their aging parents were not cooperative when it came to taking advice or getting assistance with the challenges they faced. This led to caregivers feeling like … Read more How to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?

How to Talk to Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

How to Talk to Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

The National Institute of Health estimates that over 5 million people in the U.S are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. In a different study by the National Institute of Aging, Alzheimer’s has been confirmed to be the sixth most fatal illness in America with women being more susceptible to the disease compared to their male counterparts. … Read more How to Talk to Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

How a Smartphone Can Help You Live Independently at Home?

How a Smartphone Can Help You Live Independently at Home

Smartphones have only been around for just over two decades but the impact they have made is undeniable. This is evident from the number of people currently owning smartphones. As it stands, nearly 77 % of Americans are reported to be owners of smartphones making the smartphone the most quickly adopted consumer technology of all … Read more How a Smartphone Can Help You Live Independently at Home?

Constipation in the Elderly – Causes, Prevention, and Management Strategies

Constipation in Elderly – Causes, Prevention, and Management Strategies

A study done by the University of North Carolina reveals that acute constipation is prevalent in seniors who are over 60 years of age. Symptoms are more common in 50% of those living in nursing homes. While most people shy off from openly talking about it, constipation is an issue that anyone will have to … Read more Constipation in the Elderly – Causes, Prevention, and Management Strategies