Loss of Coordination in Seniors

  • Senior Activities: Hobbies for Seniors with Limited Mobility

    Older adults often experience a decline in motor coordination and mobility. Experienced caregivers offer their best tips and suggestions for activities that seniors with limited mobility can enjoy.

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  • Tips for Minimizing Motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease

    Experienced caregivers offer their best suggestions for minimizing the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s such as gait freezing, bradykinesia, rigidity and postural instability.

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  • The Number One Thing That Causes Senior Falls

    Trips and slips are the usual suspects when identifying fall risks, but research demonstrates that most elderly falls occur simply due to unsteadiness or loss of balance.

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  • 4 Balance Exercises for Seniors That Help Prevent Falls

    As we age, we often develop new health conditions, begin taking more medications and lose muscle mass. These factors can all increase a senior’s risk of falling, but a few simple exercises can help prevent injuries by improving strength and coordination.

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  • 20 Warning Signs That an Elderly Driver is No Longer Safe Behind the Wheel

    Driving helps older adults stay mobile and independent, but the risk of car accidents and injury increases with age. Look for these warning signs that indicate it's time for a senior to stop driving.

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  • Beneath the Surface: Aquatic Exercise for the Elderly

    Water-based workouts are an excellent form of exercise that is easy on seniors’ backs and joints, but there’s more to water walking and swimming laps than just physical benefits.

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  • UTIs in the Elderly: Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

    Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in the elderly can cause serious health complications. Learn how to spot the behavioral and physical symptoms of UTI in seniors and how to reduce the risk of recurrent UTIs.

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  • 7 Things That Cause the Elderly to Fall

    Falls are dangerous, but they are not an inevitable part of growing older. Understand these seven reasons why seniors are more susceptible to falling.

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  • Why Do People Die from Alzheimer’s Disease?

    The most noticeable symptom of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) is memory loss, but this progressive condition ultimately weakens the immune system and prevents the body from functioning properly. Complications like infections are often the cause of death.

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  • Senior Health Issues That Impact Driving

    Age should never be the sole reason for taking away a person’s driving privileges, but a number of physical and mental health conditions, medications, and/or age-related health changes can seriously compromise a senior’s driving abilities.

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  • Seniors, Mobility, & Falls: Remember Humpty-Dumpty?

    Statistics show that one out of three people over age 65 take a fall each year. Whether you are a caregiver or an aging adult living alone, take a good look around your home and eliminate trouble spots.

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