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Osteoporosis Care: Is There a Cure for Osteoporosis in the Elderly?
Osteoporosis Care: Is There a Cure for Osteoporosis in the Elderly? What is osteoporosis? When we think of bones, we think of the smooth, white surface of the outside of a bone. The inside of the bone, however, consists of a softer material that resembles that of a sponge or honeycomb. While the hard outer […]
Osteoporosis Care: How do I Care for a Loved One with Osteoporosis?
Osteoporosis care: How do I care for a loved one with osteoporosis? Caring for a relative or loved one with osteoporosis can be challenging, especially if they want to remain independent and continue living in their own home. If you are struggling to support your loved one or relative living with the condition, looking at […]
Osteoporosis Care: What Causes Osteoporosis in the Elderly?
Osteoporosis Care: What Causes Osteoporosis in the Elderly? In osteoporosis, the bones become weaker, brittle and fragile. While in young adulthood, the bones are at their healthiest and thickest, everyone begins to lose bone mass after the age of about 35. Older adults can be at higher risk than others of developing osteoporosis, losing bone […]
Stroke Care: Is There a Cure for Stroke in the Elderly?
Stroke Care: Is There a Cure for Stroke in the Elderly? What is a stroke? A stroke is a serious, life-threatening event that occurs when regular blood flow to a part of the brain is blocked. The interruption in blood supply means that the brain cannot receive the oxygen it needs to function; as a […]
Stroke Care: How do I Care for a Loved One After a Stroke?
Stroke Care: How do I Care for a Loved One After a Stroke? It can be hard to watch a loved one experience the effects of a stroke and rehabilitation can be both lengthy and non-linear, with plateaus and even periodic reversals in recovery. However, effective rehabilitation is key to ensuring the best possible quality […]
Stroke Care: What Causes Strokes in the Elderly?
Stroke Care: What Causes Strokes in the Elderly? A stroke is a medical emergency that can cause significant long term health problems, and the causes can vary depending upon the type of stroke. While strokes can be unpredictable, some preventative steps can help reduce the risk. What is a stroke? There are two principal types […]