According to most medical guidelines, women over 50 are almost always at risk for some type of chronic health problem like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, impaired vision, or arthritis. Even for women who have kept impeccable health through balanced nutrition and regular exercise, need an annual health checkup. Women around the age of 65, even those with […]
Osteoporosis is the loss of bone density and occurs mostly among aging adults. This can result in painful fractures and deformities. Fracture of the hip, wrist, and spine are the most common effects of osteoporosis. Bones are constantly being reformed with some bone mass being removed and new bone mass being added. Until the age […]
As with most other organs, as we age, our eyes start to develop some problems. However, with proper care and treatment, most seniors can continue to have functional vision for many years. Some of the most common age related eye problems are cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy. The best and easiest way to […]
As you grow older, you will find that your skin starts to develop lines and wrinkles. This is because advancing age causes your skin to lose its elasticity. As your skin starts to age, it loses its fat content and gets thinner. Genetics also play an important role in determining the amount of wrinkles you […]
“Physical inactivity is the fourth-leading cause of global mortality from non-communicable diseases behind high blood pressure, smoking, and high glucose levels.” ~ World Health Organization. Here is a practical guide with tips for maintaining physical activity regardless of age.
As people age, they are likely to suffer a gradual loss of hearing. Years ago hearing loss for seniors was not treated with a cochlear implant but a new study funded by the makers of cochlear implants reveals that seniors with severe hearing loss demonstrated better mood and cognitive abilities after a cochlear implant. While […]
In order to remain healthy and fit, seniors have to take adequate measures to eat right and exercise regularly. If you are over the age of 65, you want to live healthier so you can enjoy the sunset years of your life. Provided you follow an ideal diet with regular physical activity, you can certainly hope to […]