[khn_slabs slabs=”789584″] About 25 million Americans who are aging in place rely on help from other people and devices such as canes, raised toilets or shower seats to perform essential daily activities, according to a new study documenting how older adults adapt to their changing physical abilities. But a substantial number don’t get adequate assistance. […]Continue Reading ...
[khn_slabs slabs=”789584″] DENVER — Pauline Jeffery had let things slide since her husband died. Her bedroom was a mess. Her bathroom was disorganized. She often tripped over rugs in her living and dining room. “I was depressed and doing nothing but feeling sorry for myself,” said the 85-year-old Denver resident. But Jeffery’s inertia faded when […]Continue Reading ...
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 19, 2018 — Against the backdrop of an unrelenting opioid crisis, two new government reports warn that America’s seniors are succumbing to the pitfalls of prescription painkillers. Issued by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), the reports reveal that millions of older Americans are now filling prescriptions for many different opioid […]Continue Reading ...
March 5, 2018 The high-tech aids seniors rely on to summon help if they fall might not be as effective as they’d like to believe. A new review co-written by University of Alberta researchers concludes that fall detection technologies–monitors like wearable wristbands and pendants or at-home sensors–need to be more extensively explored and tested outside […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Aug. four, 2017 (HealthDay Information) — Older teenagers are much more likely to do dangerous issues whilst riding and feature a better price of crashes and close to misses than their more youthful classmates, a brand new survey unearths. Researchers surveyed 2,800 highschool scholars throughout the USA. Whilst three out of four seniors thought […]Continue Reading ...
Greater than part of aged sufferers (age 65 and older) who visited an emergency division on account of accidents sustained in a fall suffered antagonistic occasions – together with further falls, hospitalization…Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, April 28, 2017 — While you call to mind cell phones and riding, you most likely image a chatty youngster at the back of the wheel. However new analysis means that seniors are frequently responsible of this unhealthy apply, too. And that is the reason true even supposing they have got youngsters within the […]Continue Reading ...
“It’s not incredibly surprising,” says Dr. Philip R. Muskin, professor of psychiatry at Columbia University Irving Medical Center in New York. “Continue Reading ...
Shirley Avedon, 90, had never been a cannabis user. But carpal tunnel syndrome that sends shooting pains into both of her hands and an aversion to conventional steroid and surgical treatments is prompting her to consider some new options. “It’s very painful, sometimes I can’t even open my hand,” Avedon said. So for the second […]Continue Reading ...
September 7, 2017 Starvation does no longer appreciate age. A up to date record evaluating information from 2007 to 2015 reveals five.four million other people age 60 or older within the U.S., or eight.1 p.c, are meals insecure. Even supposing this share went down from 2014 to 2015, it is nonetheless unacceptable, in step with […]Continue Reading ...
FRIDAY, Aug. four, 2017 — Older teenagers are much more likely to do dangerous issues whilst riding and feature a better fee of crashes and close to misses than their more youthful classmates, a brand new survey reveals. Researchers surveyed 2,800 highschool scholars throughout the US. Whilst three out of four seniors regarded as themselves […]Continue Reading ...
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