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  • Osteoporosis: What Can You Do About It?
    by Gavin Brown on August 7, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    What Is Osteoporosis? A so-called silent disease weakens your bones. They lose their strength and density, so it is very easy to break them. It is difficult to spot osteoporosis early. Perhaps you don’t feel it, but your bones do. A bone is like any other tissue. It is constantly changing because new cells are […] The post Osteoporosis: What Can You Do About It? appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • 4 Common Causes of Vision Loss in Older Adults
    by Gavin Brown on August 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    As we age, our vision gradually gets worse. Some people experience problems with visual impairment even in their youth, while others start having problems as older adults. Why do we start losing our vision when we get to a certain age? There can be different reasons for visual impairment, but the most common causes of […] The post 4 Common Causes of Vision Loss in Older Adults appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • Shoulder and Upper Back Pain in Older Adults
    by Samuel Wilkinson on August 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Pain will appear in all parts of your body as you age, especially if you don’t take good care of it. The parts of our bodies that cause the most trouble when we get older are the shoulders and upper back. Luckily there are various treatments that can help us get rid of the pain […] The post Shoulder and Upper Back Pain in Older Adults appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • How to Stay Socially Connected
    by Gavin Brown on August 4, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Seniors struggle with many issues: mobility, diseases, memory. But only a handful of people talk about problems with staying socially active. Having a healthy social life is significant in many ways. First of all, it has a positive impact on people’s happiness, thus it is essential in fighting depression. Being social also helps in fighting […] The post How to Stay Socially Connected appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • When to Worry About Constipation
    by Samuel Wilkinson on August 3, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Constipation is a serious health issue in the United States. More than 42 million US citizens have problems with this condition. The more staggering fact is that dealing with constipation costs emergency rooms more than 2 billion dollars. In most cases, the irregular bowel movements are not a big reason to be alarmed. But bowel […] The post When to Worry About Constipation appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • Health Benefits of Swimming for Older Adults
    by Gavin Brown on August 2, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Swimming has health benefits for people of all ages. It is definitely among the healthiest activities, and you will often hear physicians advising their patients to go swimming once in a while. The good thing about swimming is it can be fun. Especially if you go to the beach, lake, or river. And if your […] The post Health Benefits of Swimming for Older Adults appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • Exploitation of the Elderly: How to Report Elder Abuse
    by Samuel Wilkinson on August 1, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    The abuse of seniors is a grave matter, without a doubt. Every year more than 5 million United States citizens suffer from various types of elder abuse. The main issue with this type of violence is that in most cases it goes undetected and unreported. This needs to change, since in cases of elder abuse, […] The post Exploitation of the Elderly: How to Report Elder Abuse appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • Psoriasis Awareness Month: Does Psoriasis Get Worse With Age?
    by Samuel Wilkinson on July 31, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    August is Psoriasis Awareness Month, so it’s only natural to talk about this autoimmune disease as the month is almost upon us. Most people have heard about this skin disease which is known to be painful. But for those that haven’t, we are going to fill you in on important details. This condition is both […] The post Psoriasis Awareness Month: Does Psoriasis Get Worse With Age? appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • Four Tips for Safe and Sound Senior Travel
    by Samuel Wilkinson on July 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    What most people get when they get older is time. The elderly have more freedom to do whatever they want. Many older adults enter retirement after leaving years of work, and the time when they can go places that they always wanted begins. It’s not unheard of that some elderly adults become world travelers in […] The post Four Tips for Safe and Sound Senior Travel appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]

  • Substance Abuse or Misuse in the Elderly
    by Samuel Wilkinson on July 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm

    Among older adults, drug and alcohol are often called an invisible epidemic. The reason it got this name is that in seniors, people often mistake the symptoms as typical signs of aging. According to the Center for Applied Research Solutions, substance abuse is more common among the population younger than 60 (60%). Only 37% of […] The post Substance Abuse or Misuse in the Elderly appeared first on Best Homecare Tips. […]