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  • Constipation in Elderly Adults: Causes, Prevention, Complications Constipation is unfortunately common in elderly adults. There are a myriad of possible causes and fortunately many different options for preventing or treating constipation. Constipation in the Elderly While it is not necessarily true that an adult should have a bowel ... Continue Reading
  • Elderly Parent Won't Bathe: What To Do Being a caregiver is not easy. It is hard enough to watch your elderly parents and loved ones grow older. It becomes even more difficult when the tables turn and you must take care of them in the same ways they once took care of you. This includes watching out for your ... Continue Reading
  • Dehydration in Elderly Adults: Signs, Prevention, Recovery Dehydration in elderly adults is a common disorder that occurs when the body loses more fluid than it takes in. The causes of dehydration in the elderly vary from person to person. Dehydration in the elderly can be caused by medications, insufficient kidney function or ... Continue Reading
  • Pickleball for Seniors: Health Benefits Fun, social, and easy to learn, pickleball is growing in popularity throughout the United States and Canada. With simple rules and inexpensive equipment, pickleball can be enjoyed by all ages and is a great physical activity for seniors. What is Pickleball? Pickleball is a ... Continue Reading
  • Fever in the Elderly: When to Worry For healthy young adults, an occasional fever is usually nothing to worry about. But fever in elderly adults can indicate a wide range of problems, can be the first sign of a serious health problem, or otherwise be far more serious for seniors. So what’s considered a high ... Continue Reading
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