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June 2018

It’s inevitable that, as one ages, so does one’s need for constant health monitoring and maintenance increase. Elderly people are not as strong as they were in their younger years. Which is why they need their health to be regularly

One of peoples’ greatest regrets is never having reconnected with estranged loved ones. Whether there was a conflict or they’ve simply drifted away, it’s not uncommon that parents, children, grandparents, grandchildren, and other relationships find themselves out of contact. Truly,

It’s no secret that caregivers often deal with unusual behaviours when caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia. The diseases are characterized by a progressive deterioration of the brain therefore personality changes and tantrums are expected. They may behave

Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder that typically forms in utero. This disorder is caused by brain damage early on in development and primarily targets the individual’s ability to move their body and coordinate their muscle movements. Fortunately, this disorder

Living with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS, Lou Gherig’s disease, or motor neuron disease) is undoubtedly challenging. With the nerve cells, brain and spinal cord slowly deteriorating, it becomes more and more difficult to control the body’s muscles as the disease

Mental health issues are a very real concern for seniors. According to World Health Organization, approximately 15% of adults over the age of 60 suffer from a mental disorder — and this number doesn’t even include those who are undiagnosed.

Alternative medicine and therapy has always been a background player in the health and wellness sphere. It has only recently gained more hype due to new discoveries and a general shift in social consciousness. Especially in the face of ailments

Science has started to pay attention to what happens between the sheets after 60, especially as medical advances permit us to live longer and healthier lives. Emerging research shows that older adults get busier than we think, finding that many adults remain

Many people think that depression is a natural part of the aging process, but that is not true. In fact, there is actually a name for it, which is geriatric depression. Depression is common. Approximately 15 million people in the

Assisted living facilities are a senior living alternative for those with few assistance needs with their daily living and care. Typically, they don't require the intensive medical and nursing care provided in a nursing home. Despite the great advantages of