Results for "Senior Health"

Better Me
How Robopets Can Help People with Memory Issues Feel Less Lonely
Robotic pets — machines designed to look and act like actual dogs, cats or other animals —might seem like something out of a science fiction movie. But...
Oct 27
Teach Me
9 Key Preventive Care Screenings Every Woman Needs
You might be a college student in your 20s, balancing your job and your classes, a mom in your 40s shuttling kids to soccer practice and dance lessons...
Sep 25
Better Me
Those Aches in Your Hands Could Be Arthritis. Here’s What Can Help
Maybe one day you wake up with an ache in your fingers or at the base of your thumb. Or you feel a stab of pain when you pick up a dinner plate, cut your...
Sep 20
Advise Me
Need a Hearing Aid? These Tips Can Help You Choose the Right One
Maybe your family members complain that you have the TV volume turned up too loudly. Or you’re struggling to hear conversations in restaurants or on the...
Sep 16
Advise Me
4 Tips for Planning Ahead to Care for a Loved One with Dementia
When a parent or loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or another dementia, you’ll find a range of emotions swirling through your mind, and you...
Sep 07
Better Me
What Your Cholesterol Levels Mean and How They Impact Your Health
If you’re 20 years old or older, your doctor has probably recommended that you have your blood tested to check your cholesterol.  When you look at your...
Aug 30
Advise Me
7 Steps to Help Seniors Who Struggle to Manage Their Medications
It starts out simply enough—your parent or grandparent might take a statin to help manage their cholesterol levels, or a calcium channel blocker to lower...
Aug 15
Better Me
What is Vascular Dementia? Are You at Risk?
Vascular dementia ranks among the four most common types of dementia, along with Alzheimer’s disease, Lewy Body dementia (LBD), and frontotemporal dementia....
Aug 03
Better Me
Signs Your Stomach Problems and Abdominal Pain Could Be Diverticulitis
You undoubtedly get an upset stomach every once in a while. It’s a common problem stemming from a range of causes—spicy food, stress and gastrointestinal...
Jul 28
Advise Me
How You Can Help a Loved One Who’s Struggling with Aphasia
We’ve all heard the phrase “lost for words”. And from time to time we all have problems finding the right words to express ourselves. However, for people...
Jul 20