Most of us resist the idea of old age, often because we believe that the fun is over. However, if you think about it, a specific type of freedom comes when we are past our childhood and our years working and taking care of others.
Seniors need to pay special attention to maintaining good health. Advancing in years can take a significant toll on your physical well-being, so it’s crucial that you’re vigilant about seeking out essential healthcare and making your health a priority in your daily routine. Here are some important things that you need to do to stay healthy in your senior years.
When you’re in your 40’s, you may notice some signs of aging and want to take some preventative action. There are many ways that you can maintain your physical appearance and your physical well-being without pursuing drastic or unhealthy measures. Here are some tips about the best ways to look younger and healthier.
With a population of around 12 million “handicapped” elderly people in India, locomotor disability is one of the major disabilities among them. In this regard, we have initiated a series of articles highlighting precautionary measures and modifications of home, aimed at providing an insight to the elderly people and their children to help significantly reduce the risks of different types related to old age.
I don't want to be 50. I decided that I should stick where I am, all my plans for this year have been postponed or cancelled so why cant my birthday be as well. I had 3 concerts to go to, 2 holidays and I should be on honeymoon from my wedding 2 days ago. All moved to next year, the wedding was the most upsetting to cancel but there was no choice. I planned it partly so I had it in my mind rather then turning 50.
What do you do when the person you knew all your life turns into a cruel person who verbally attacks others on purpose just to make you angry? You can't do anything because you know its not them anymore. So, you’re torn between reacting or forcefully brushing it off, knowing either way there’s going to be a fight over it. Nothing you do or say will change their mind. Nothing you can do or say will make you good enough in their eyes.
Six years ago, I went shopping in the local dollar store with my friend Billy near my apartment in my town. It was across the street from where I live. I was walking through the ailes and Billy was in another aile. Suddenly a terrible pain shot trough my chest area. The pain got stranger and stronger. I thought I was having a massive heart attack, I was a 60 year old male with just hypertension and not history of heart trouble.
As people get older, it can become difficult for them to move around as easily as they did in their youth. The ability to move around without requiring help from others is a big part of maintaining your quality of life.
Caring for your mother or father can be an emotional journey. It’s often pressurizing, stressful, and downright painful.
If you’re caring for an elderly relative or you live in a multigenerational household, you may have concerns about how COVID-19 will affect them, both directly and indirectly. Evidence suggests that older people are more likely to experience serious and life-threatening complications from the virus.
Narrow minded people often make false assumptions regarding situations where they are not aware of the details. People tend to put their own spin on why others make the decisions they do, and usually they are wrong. This is very true when it comes to adults over age 50, who are not sitting in a rocking chair waiting to die. One area in question is why senior citizens decide to go back to school. The small mind, associates college education with youth and trying to obtain a good paying job. While that is one aspect of higher learning, there is so much more to why older men and women decide to continue their education. Please consider the following.