The healthiest foods for older people

The healthiest foods for older people

Some foods become important in the diet of older people. In fact, this population needs to make some changes to their usual diet. These reduce the risk of developing certain pathologies, while at the same time mitigating the ailments of age. However, it should not be forgotten that these people...

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Exercises for older people: 4 ideas to help our seniors move

Exercises for older people: 4 ideas to help our seniors move

Physical exercise and sport are key to maintaining a healthy development of the body in all stages of our life, including old age. Generally, 30 minutes of daily activity, five days a week, is sufficient to maintain a healthy body. Prevention of hypertension, osteoporosis, heart disease and more. However, with...

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How adults in older and younger age groups make financial decisions?

How adults in older and younger age groups make financial decisions?

When making financial decisions, older adults think of other people’s financial outcomes as they think of their own and make choices they would have made for themselves, according to a new study. In the study, researchers compared how adults in older and younger age groups make financial decisions both for...

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A high proportion of older people with hearing aids still report having trouble hearing

A high proportion of older people with hearing aids still report having trouble hearing

A high proportion of older people with hearing aids, especially those with lower incomes, report having trouble hearing and difficulty accessing hearing care services, according to a study from researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Two-thirds of U.S. adults over the age of 70 experience hearing loss,...

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Temperature is a known factor in aging, but a cold shower every day will extend your lifespan?

Temperature is a known factor in aging, but a cold shower every day will extend your lifespan?

Temperature is a known factor in aging and many animal species live longer at lower temperature than they do at higher temperatures. As a result, “there are people out there who believe, strongly, that if you take a cold shower every day it will extend your lifespan,” says Kristin Gribble,...

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Inability to perform basic activities delays mental health patients’ discharge

Inability to perform basic activities delays mental health patients’ discharge

Mental health patients who have difficulty performing daily living tasks are four times more likely to experience discharge delays than someone who can perform those tasks independently. In a recent study, researchers from the University of Waterloo found patients who had not been able to maintain or learn skills such...

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Raising dementia awareness through World Alzheimer’s Month

Raising dementia awareness through World Alzheimer’s Month

The World Alzheimer’s Month is beginning in September, an awareness-raising campaign run by Alzheimer’s Disease International. Worldwide there are over 46 million people who live with dementia, primarily caused by Alzheimer’s disease. This is an illness that is misunderstood and stigmatised in many places, and as a result can go...

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3 crucial signs your father needs visiting care

3 crucial signs your father needs visiting care

It is not always easy to tell when your father starts to deteriorate in his health. Often the changes are so subtle and occur over time that it is difficult to notice them immediately. You may also not be looking out for the signs very closely. But it is important...

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An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Senior Life Insurance

An Easy-to-Understand Guide to Senior Life Insurance

According to the 2017 Insurance Barometer Study conducted by LIMRA and Life Happens, 83 percent of Americans said that they would think more intently about getting life insurance if it was less difficult to understand. The study also found that seniors in particular had the most difficulty understanding this type...

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Taking care of your family as you get older

Taking care of your family as you get older

Your roles and responsibilities change as you grow older, as do your family circumstances. Planning on taking care of your family takes on a different purpose as you age: instead of being concerned with feeding a family and paying school fees, you need to think about supporting your children in...

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