Dr. Robert Wiener, at 106 years of age, reflects on the key to his senior health in Montreal on Thursday March 12, 2015.
Seniors are more likely than younger people to become depressed and to commit suicide. Many of the medications used to treat a variety of illnesses common in the senior community can cause side effects that may lead to depression. But there are ways to prevent and treat depression. If you or a loved one is depressed, please seek help! A healthy attitude and state of mind is key to senior health.
Dr. Marie Bernard, Deputy Director of the National Institute on Aging, explains the health benefits of and her passion for practicing yoga regularly. Yoga can be very beneficial to senior health.
Anxiety is a common problem in senior health. This video discusses the different categories of anxiety disorders. If you or a loved one experiences any of these symptoms talk about them with your doctor. In-home care aides can offer companionship and comfort to seniors who experience problems with anxiety.
Antibiotics are known to induce delirium in some cases, especially in the elderly. A recent review attempts to categorize and make sense of the neurological effects of antibiotics.
This article has some useful and important information about healthy aging. Senior health is something we all need to educate ourselves about! Take care of yourself and your aging loved ones!
Taking medication safely, as prescribed by a doctor, is key to senior health. As we age, most people develop minor health conditions that require a medication regiment. Making sure you take each medication as prescribed can be hard if you are experiencing memory problems. Always Best Care’s in-home caregivers specialize in medication management and reminders. Please consider our services if you or a loved one need help with medication, or any other daily activities!