Osteoporosis is a condition that occurs when bone mass deteriorates to the point that our bones become weaker and more brittle. These more fragile bones have a higher likelihood of

Hip fractures are far more common in the elderly than in any other age group. Older people are more likely to fall, and more likely to break a hip when

The heart is the most important muscle in our body. It is responsible for pumping nutrient and oxygen-rich blood to the rest of the body and carrying away waste products.

Diabetes in Seniors: Answers To Common Questions

If your loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, you probably have tons of questions. This article will address some common questions people have when their parent or other loved

Foot Health in Seniors

We walk on them, run on them, dance on them, and put them up at night. But how much thought do we ever really give to the health of our

Tips For Seniors Recovering From a Stroke

It’s one of your worst nightmares: Mom or Dad has had a stroke. What will this mean for them? What happens next? The aftereffects of a stroke vary widely and

Pneumonia: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

Along with the cooler weather and more time spent indoors comes a greater chance of contracting illnesses such as pneumonia. Pneumonia occurs when an infection, caused by bacteria or a

Seniors With Hip Fractures: Road To Recovery

Hip fractures are far more common in the elderly than in any other age group. Older people are more likely to fall, and more likely to break a hip when

High Blood Pressure Affecting Seniors: What, Why, How

High blood pressure is quite common among seniors, but that doesn’t mean it should be ignored or accepted as a natural part of aging. No matter what the age of

Heat Stroke Avoidance for Seniors

It’s summer! That means fun, sun, and possibly…heat stroke. For the elderly, especially those with underlying health issues, intense heat and humidity can be a dangerous situation. As we age,