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  • Hypothermia in Elderly Adults: Symptoms to Watch For

    Hypothermia is an emergency medical condition that occurs when the body loses heat faster than it can produce heat, resulting in dangerously low body temperatures. Normal body temperature is around ... Read More
  • Sudden Fainting: Causes of Syncope in Elderly Adults

    Remember that friend in high school who fainted the day you typed your blood in biology class? Then you are already familiar with syncope. Syncope, or sudden fainting, can happen to anyone at any age. ... Read More
  • Swallowing Problems in Elderly Adults

    For most healthy adults, swallowing is reflexive, something you don’t have to think about. But after reaching a certain age, the elderly having trouble swallowing becomes quite common. It can also ... Read More
  • Home for the Holidays: Does My Senior Loved One Need In-Home Care?

    With the aroma of comfort meals filling homes and strings of colorful lights hanging to brighten up winter’s dreariness, it’s one of the most wonderful time of the year when family members and ... Read More
  • Involuntary Grunting in Elderly Adults: What's the Cause?

    An elderly person making grunting noises might be doing it for a thousand different reasons. In fact, vocally disruptive behavior is a trait found among as many as 40% of nursing home residents. It ... Read More
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