Important Facts to Know About Pneumonia in Elderly Adults

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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Elderly Medical Conditions: Motor Neurone Disease, Parkinson’s Disease

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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Causes of Depression in Older Adults (Loneliness and Isolation, Medical Conditions)

As we grow older, we often face significant life changes that can increase the risk for depression. These can include: Health problems. Illness and disability, chronic or severe pain, cognitive decline, damage to your body image due to surgery or sickness can all be contributors to depression. Loneliness and isolation. Factors such as living alone, a…

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Elderly Medical Conditions: Epilepsy, Osteoporosis, Multiple Sclerosis

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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Senior Medical Conditions: Coronary Heart Disease, Dementia, Diabetes

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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Older People Medical Conditions: Blindness, Cancer, Chronic Bronchitis

This is post 2 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 Getting older can seem daunting­—greying hair, wrinkles,…

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Elderly Health Issues: Arthritis, Hypertension, Asthma,

This is post 1 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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