Pneumonia is an infection of the lungs and it can be serious when found in an older adult. The numbers reported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) state that around 250,000 people (of all ages) are hospitalized each year due to pneumonia complications and that about 50,000 of those cases pass away.…

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This is post 5 of 5 in the series “Age-related Diseases” Elderly Health Issues: Arthritis, Hypertension, Asthma, Older People Medical Conditions: Blindness, Cancer, Chronic Bronchitis Senior Medical Conditions: Coronary Heart Disease, Dementia, Diabetes Elderly Medical Conditions: Epilepsy, Osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis Elderly Medical Conditions: Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s Disease Long-term medical conditions currently affect around four…

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Finding affordable products and services is very helpful for seniors as most live on a limited income such as Social Security benefits or a small retirement plan income, or maybe another form of government assistance. Fortunately there are a good number of helpful resources, but they can be difficult to find or apply for. The…

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When speaking with professionals in senior care services and healthcare professionals about senior care for a loved one they may ask about their need for ADLs or their IADLs. ADL is a shorter term that stands for Activities of Daily Living and IADL is a term that stands for Instrumental Activities of Daily Living. These…

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This is post 4 of 5 in the series “Age-related Diseases” Elderly Health Issues: Arthritis, Hypertension, Asthma, Older People Medical Conditions: Blindness, Cancer, Chronic Bronchitis Senior Medical Conditions: Coronary Heart Disease, Dementia, Diabetes Elderly Medical Conditions: Epilepsy, Osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis Elderly Medical Conditions: Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s Disease The risk for chronic diseases and other…

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This is post 4 of 4 in the series “Safety for Seniors” Protect Against Fire and Related Dangers For Older Adults (Video) Prevent Poisoning: Carbon Monoxide, Medications, Cleaning products (Video) Fall Prevention / Safety-proof Your Home For Older Adults (Video) Protect Against Elder Abuse / Criminals Who Target Older Adults (Video) The pandemic hit everyone…

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This is post 3 of 5 in the series “Age-related Diseases” Elderly Health Issues: Arthritis, Hypertension, Asthma, Older People Medical Conditions: Blindness, Cancer, Chronic Bronchitis Senior Medical Conditions: Coronary Heart Disease, Dementia, Diabetes Elderly Medical Conditions: Epilepsy, Osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis Elderly Medical Conditions: Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s Disease By 2050, the American 85 years old and…

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This is post 3 of 4 in the series “Safety for Seniors” Protect Against Fire and Related Dangers For Older Adults (Video) Prevent Poisoning: Carbon Monoxide, Medications, Cleaning products (Video) Fall Prevention / Safety-proof Your Home For Older Adults (Video) Protect Against Elder Abuse / Criminals Who Target Older Adults (Video) A simple thing can…

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