Dizziness is a common complaint among seniors, but it does not need to be a fact of life. With the right care, dizziness can often be treated. Here are five things that can cause dizziness and what can be done to treat it.
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While chickenpox is usually an illness reserved for children, it can come roaring back in adulthood as shingles. There is no telling if and when shingles will strike, but luckily there are vaccines available to help prevent it. Here are a few things you should know about shingles.
Getting some shut-eye can be one of the best parts of the day, but as you age, it can become more difficult to do so. Older adults can have a more difficult time getting to sleep, whether it is due to medications, stress, or other factors.
Living with joint pain can make some activities difficult or even impossible. The good news is there are some natural and tasty options that may help keep joint pain at bay.
There’s more than a sunburn to worry about when you’re having fun in the sun. Here are four ways to enjoy the hot summer without getting burned.
Although the immune system can decline with age, there are steps people can take throughout their lives to keep their immune system going strong. In general, a healthy lifestyle will benefit the immune system, from eating right to sleeping well and getting your shots.
Adults and kids alike love to play in the water, but a fun day of swimming can turn deadly fast if someone gets overwhelmed in the water. Here are five things to know about drowning and how to prevent it.
Osteoporosis may seem like a disease you only worry about later in life but preventing the painful disease can begin in infancy. Here are five things to know about osteoporosis and what can be done to prevent it.
Although falls are common among senior citizens, they can be prevented with modifications in the home and lifestyle changes. Here are five ways to help prevent falls among older individuals.
Nearly all American adults take at least one medication a day, and 29 percent take five or more each day. Whether at home or at the doctor’s office, here are five steps you can take to help prevent harmful problems with medications.