If there’s one thing that we can all agree on, it’s the fact that our mental health is as critical as our physical health. From the pandemic to spending so much time at home, our bodies and well-being have become key concerns. However, many of us are still not making our health a priority, so here are some ways to feel empowered and inspired to … Continue reading Are You Making Your Health And Wellness A Priority?
Arthritis Arthritis is arguably the single most common condition that people over 65 experience. It can be painful and debilitating if it is ignored or not managed properly, so awareness of the condition is the first step to learning more about signs and symptoms. Because arthritis can discourage a person from being active, which can, in turn, lead to worse health, it is essential to … Continue reading Common Health Problems (And Solutions) In Older Adults
As many already know, Japan has the largest population of people over 65 in the world at 25 percent in 2013. Since the Japanese are known for their longevity, this number may seem like an isolated phenomenon but the rest of the world is catching up. Almost every major country went through a birthing boom after World War II and people are starting to wonder … Continue reading Low Birth Rates and Unemployment: The Effects of Changing Demographics in Italy and Japan
Feeling happier reduces or eliminates the feeling of being stressed. Thus, if we can reduce stress, we can reduce the risk of stress-induced illnesses. Excessive or prolonged stress can lead to heart disease and mental health problems such as anxiety and depression. During situations that make you feel threatened or upset, your body creates a stress response. Health needs change as you age, so it … Continue reading How Improving Mental Health Can Transform Physical Health
Focus On The Positives One of the things you can do when you are talking to people about being healthy is to focus more on the positives than the negatives. In other words, rather than telling people what might go wrong if they are not living healthily, you can aim instead to talk more about what can go right if they do start living healthily. … Continue reading Promoting Healthy Aging In Your Community
Some people stutter throughout their life into old age. However, when stuttering begins suddenly in old age, it may be a sign of one or more health problems. Speech disfluency in older adults is not uncommon, and stuttering is a type of speech disfluency characterized by repetitions, prolongations, and blocks. Here are some of the common reasons why an older person might begin to stutter … Continue reading Stuttering In Older Adults: 5 Things to Know