Elderly Parents' Health
It's a big job to keep elderly parents healthy as they gradually lose mental and physical abilities. Caregivers must watch after their parents' diets, and make sure that they exercise and stay engaged. Learn how to keep elderly parents healthy.
Articles About Elderly Parents Health
- How to Help a Senior Safely Survive Allergy Season
Allergies are common for people of all ages, but they can have a greater impact on the elderly. Keep an eye out for symptoms like sneezing, itchy eyes and congestion, and notify a doctor of any concerns.
- The Dangers of Narcotic Painkillers
There are legitimate uses for narcotic pain relievers, but these drugs can easily, unintentionally be abused. To keep your loved one safe, it's important to be aware of the dangers of narcotic painkillers.
- Depression May Elevate Stroke Risk in Older Women
Depression is not uncommon among the elderly. However, research suggests that this psychological disorder may increase the likelihood that an older woman will have a stroke.
- Electronic Health Records Still Not A Reality
Caregivers are often responsible for tracking down medical history and health records from multiple doctors because health-care providers don’t have electronic access to patients' health records and medical information.
- A Geriatrician’s Opinion on Elders Who Refuse To Visit a Doctor
A geriatrician’s advice on what to do when your elderly loved one refuses to go to the doctor. The first step is to try and understand what's behind your elderly loved one's refusal to go to a doctor.