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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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 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 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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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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