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May. 14. 2015.

Incontinence or the inability to hold urine in the bladder, among elders, is a lot more common in the United States than previously known. According to a study conducted by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics: 51 percent of people aged 65 or older reported bladder and/or bowel incontinence About … Continue reading Seniors and Aging – Bladder Control (Incontinence)

Osteoporosis is a condition where the bones in a person’s body are steadily losing density making the bone porous. The porosity makes the bones weak or brittle, therefore making them more vulnerable to fracture. If suffering from Osteoporosis, it need not result in a fracture, but could cause aches and pains in most parts of … Continue reading Osteoporosis: Causes, Symptoms & Remedies

A survey led by the Commonwealth Fund and published in Nov 2014 shows that seniors in the United States of America, are much more ill, than aging populations in other first world countries. The reasons are not hard to guess: sedentary lifestyles, desk jobs, unhealthy diets, excess consumption of alcohol and stress, all of which … Continue reading Benefits of Employing Professional Geriatric Care Services

Some Statistics Every year, 60,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), in the United States. This is an approximate count, as there are thousands of cases that are not detected or else, are being dismissed as symptoms of senility and old-age One million Americans live with Parkinson’s Disease, which is equal to the number … Continue reading Parkinson’s disease – Statistics, Causes and Symptoms

Osteoporosis means “porous bone“, it is a disease of the bones. It happens when you loose too much bone, make little or both. As a result, your bones become weak and break into minor falls or in serious cases. About 54 million Americans have osteoporosis and low bone mass, placing them at higher risk. Adults aged … Continue reading Osteoporosis Can Sneak Up On You

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