Skin is the human body’s largest organ — covering, on average, 22 square feet. From head to toe, your skin plays an incredibly valuable role in shielding you against everything the world throws at it, from harmful bacteria to flying objects. When you were younger, your skin held up admirably, but the aging process and …
One in four Americans over the age of 65 falls each year, and every 11 seconds, an older adult goes to the emergency room due to falling. Even with eye-opening stats like these, many falls can be prevented with a few precautionary measures.
Some memory loss is a perfectly normal part of aging, but significant lapses may signal dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. If your loved one is having memory problems, here are some suggestions for broaching the subject.
Nearly 40% of people over the age of 65 who live in residential care facilities experience incontinence for a variety of reasons, which we explore here. No matter the cause, there is help for your urinary incontinence.