If you and your parent are facing down the question of what to do, as their ability to live independently diminishes, you may be concerned about how well the options are going to suit your needs and preferences. However, there are various choices you may not have looked into. Here, we will quickly sum up the pros, cons, and purposes of each. Source – Pixabay … Continue reading What Care Options Do Your Parents Have?
Mental health issues can affect people of any age and, in recent years, we have become more aware of the growing mental health crisis in young people. However, there are a lot of older people that are struggling with their mental health too. In fact, there are several specific challenges that make it harder to deal with your mental health as you get older. Here’s … Continue reading Why Is It Harder To Manage Mental Health As You Get Older?
As winter approaches, the days get colder, darker, and windier. This means that more people spend more time indoors trying to stay warm and doing everything they can to avoid the cold. Although it’s understandable that you need to stay indoors –after all, the winter cold can be severe- you also need a way of getting enough vitamin D. Apart from the obvious benefits that … Continue reading 3 Ways to Get More Vitamin D During the Winter
It’s an unfortunate reality that many older people are isolated and alone. When you are older, it’s easy to slip into loneliness. Loneliness alone is enough of a problem, but in truth, loneliness can create several health issues. These health problems can often be solved easily with a little company and a brighter outlook on life, but it can feel impossible to reach a better … Continue reading These Are The Health Risks Of Loneliness in Older People
Mental illness is a topic that has long been misunderstood, and only relatively recently has the world started to understand just how widespread and devastating its impact can be on individuals, families, and societies. For the family and friends of someone suffering from mental illness, one of the most difficult parts is accepting that they cannot cure them. Having said that, providing the right support … Continue reading 6 Ways to Help a Loved One with Mental Illness
HIPAA, or the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, is a set of laws that define the ways that healthcare providers and organizations must protect the privacy of their patients’ medical information. The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the way in which the world views the role of patient privacy and the importance of HIPAA’s privacy and security protections. As a means of protecting patient privacy … Continue reading The Impact Of COVID-19 On HIPAA Compliance Laws
Just as with so many other diseases and health conditions, the risk of getting them rises substantially with age. Forget smoking and pollution: the number one factor driving health outcomes for people in the West is the number of years they’ve been on planet Earth. Loss of the senses is highly correlated with aging. The World Health Organization, for instance, estimates that more than 82 … Continue reading Why Our Senses Dull As We Age
As you age, it can become more difficult to keep track of your health and ensure that you still feel fantastic. Here are some of the recommendations that we suggest to ensure that you get the best quality of life. Location Location Location If you are wondering how to age in place, then we have great news for you. You can do this as you … Continue reading Stay Youthful And Grow Old Gracefully
Stress can make you incredibly ill, both in the short term and the long term. About 77% of people experience physical symptoms when stressed, and nearly a third of Americans experience extreme stress on a regular basis. And that means knowing how to take care of yourself when that kind of intense, no mercy pressure is sitting on your shoulders is key to living healthy … Continue reading Negative Impacts Of Stress In Daily Life
When you are first diagnosed with a long term or chronic health condition, it can be difficult to accept, to begin with. People think they are being helpful by telling you ‘it could be worse’ or ‘look on the bright side’, and while their intentions might be good, it can make you feel angry and disheartened. However, technology and the many adaptions that are available … Continue reading How To Manage Long Term Health Conditions