Constipation in the Elderly Articles
Caring for a Senior with Chronic Constipation
It is normal to be constipated from time to time, but when this condition lasts for a prolonged period or worsens significantly, it can be extremely uncomfortable and even require medical attention.2 Comments
The Bedtime Combo that Keeps Me "Regular"
I hate being constipated, and I suspect you feel that way, too. Here's my secret recipe that spells R-E-L-I-E-F.5 Comments
Constipation: What Causes It and How Is It Treated?
Constipation is defined as having a bowel movement fewer than three times per week. Why do elderly people get constipated and what can be done to alleviate it?0 Comments
Caring for a Loved One with Fecal Incontinence
Millions of adults have bowel control problems, but most are reluctant to talk about this condition and seek help. Get the information you need to start the discussion, explore treatment options and help your loved one improve their quality of life.8 Comments
Why Seniors Refuse to Eat and What You Can Do About It
When the person you are caring for has stopped eating or only picks at the food on their plate, your first reaction is to push them to eat. Instead, consider the underlying reasons for their diminished appetite and how they can be addressed.65 Comments