Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, especially among seniors, it is important for caregivers to know the facts. 17.3 million deaths each year are caused by heart disease. Seniors are especially prone to cardiovascular complications. Learn about heart health to protect against this threat.
Even though it is the second leading cause of blindness, few people know about glaucoma. Seniors are especially at risk and need to know the facts. More than 3 million people in the US have glaucoma. Many are seniors. Many don’t know they have the condition. However, this symptomless disease can be stopped before it does more damage. Click below to learn more.
Persistent loneliness can have the same health impact as smoking 15 cigarettes a day. Since loneliness can exacerbate health issues and increase the risk of mortality, it is especially important to combat isolation and feelings of loneliness during the holidays. Read the article below to learn how.
It is important to have a plan for future care in case a senior is unable to make decisions for themselves at that time. Many individuals create living wills to direct such decisions, but may not understand all of the legal jargon. Five Wishes is a very simple legal document written in plain language to ensure individuals receive the end of life care they desire. Click below to learn more.