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Skin Infections in Adults and Seniors

By |July 15th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Skin infections are an unfortunate malady that may accompany aging. Once infections set in, they can be quite painful and difficult to control. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to help avoid skin infections in the first place — and encourage them to heal quickly. What are skin [...]

How To Prevent Blood Pressure Changes

By |July 8th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Maintaining consistent blood pressure is hugely important for our bodies. As you will see below, high or low blood pressure can have an adverse effect on our health and well being. This is why it is advisable to try and avoid blood pressure fluctuations. The ideal blood pressure is approximately [...]

How To Protect Yourself From Heatstroke

By |July 1st, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

If you would like to protect yourself from heatstroke, you must know the symptoms and ways to avoid this condition. Also referred to as heatstroke, sunstroke is a serious condition that results from overexposure to the sun or heat. Not all heatstroke is a result of the sun. Heatstroke can [...]

Facts About Loss of Strength in the Elderly

By |June 24th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

A loss of strength and muscle mass (also known as sarcopenia) is one of the main factors that lead to frailty in senior citizens. Although the symptoms usually appear only after the age of 65, the process, as a matter of fact, already starts when we enter our thirties [...]

Sleep Remedies for Older Adults

By |June 16th, 2019|Categories: Rehabilitation|

Does someone in your family suffer from interrupted sleep? Sleep is critical to a person’s health and well-being. If your loved one finds they’re sleeping poorly or not at all, their health and mental wellbeing can take a real hit. Fortunately, there are a few effective sleep remedies out [...]

A Quick Guide to Irregular Heartbeats in Seniors

By |May 27th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Although irregular heartbeats amongst the elderly is quite common, it is still unnerving. In some instances a racing or fluttering heart do not pose any risk. Though, in some instances it can be life-threatening and so it is always best to speak to an experienced medical professional. Different types [...]

Sleeplessness and Health: How to Avoid Missing Sleep

By |May 12th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

Did you know that sleeplessness can seriously affect your health? We all need a certain amount of sleep each night to wake up feeling refreshed, revitalized, and ready for the day ahead. However, the truth is that one third of American adults do not get enough sleep. Stress, a [...]

Causes Of Anemia In Adults And Seniors

By |April 29th, 2019|Categories: Nursing|

There are numerous causes of anemia, although aging is not one of them, it’s a very common condition seen in adults and seniors. Red blood cells are vital to our wellbeing. They contain an iron-rich protein called hemoglobin which carries oxygen from your lungs all around your body. Anemia [...]