Recent Elderly News :

Recent Elderly News : Recent Elderly News

 

Robotics for Health Care and Eldercare

dsfasd           The baby boomers are aging and this is increasing the senior population in the US. However, the US health industry is facing a crisis as there the number of caregivers for the aging population is short. The older baby boomers and seniors do not want to be put into nursing homes. They want to age at home. At the same time, the number of nursing homes and assisted living facilities are not enough to house the growing elderly population of the US. This will also be the case in the future.More...

 

Aging And Your Eyes

dsfasd         As we age, it is unavoidable that our eyesight will deteriorate. As a result seniors need brighter light to read, cook and do other household chores. Nonetheless, there are certain eye disorders that are more frequent during old age. Therefore, there are certain steps that seniors can take to either prevent the onset of these disorders or correct them before it is too late.It is important that seniors go for health checkups on a regular basis.More...

 

Acidic Diet Causes Hip Fractures and Bone Loss

dsfasd          All medical professionals or pharmaceutical companies agree that having too much acid in a diet can be one of the main causes for osteoporosis. Nonetheless, many scientific studies conducted by the University of California, San Francisco Department of Medicine and other institutes have show that having chronically highly levels of acid in the diet causes hip fractures and bone loss.More...

 

 

Emergency Preparedness for Older Americans

dsfasd         When it comes to emergency preparedness, older Americans have different concerns and issues that need to be addressed. Being prepared for an emergency can be the difference between surviving it and succumbing to it. You must have an emergency kit at home that should contain things that you would use for everyday basic needs. This kit should contain everything that you would need to survive for at least three days.More...