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Process of Aging

  • Adults in Diapers: How to Get Elderly Parents to Wear Disposable Underwear Bladder or bowel incontinence is a sensitive and embarrassing subject for both aging parents and their adult children. How do you start the conversation about adults wearing diapers with the person who once changed yours? Well, that “Depends!” The image of an adult in ... Continue Reading
  • Protecting Elderly Parents' Assets People become more trusting in old age. Between the natural cognitive decline of aging and issues like dementia, we also become more vulnerable to abuse and fraud. Learning how to protect your parents' assets is mostly about taking sensible preventive measures, and most of ... Continue Reading
  • Weak Legs in Elderly Adults: Causes, Risks, Home Care Having strong legs can be fairly important for a person’s mobility, but unfortunately, weak leg muscles in the elderly can be caused by countless things. By the time we’re around 30 years old, we begin a gradual, lifelong decline in muscle mass and bone density, one that ... Continue Reading
  • Counseling for Elderly Adults: When to Consider Geriatric counseling and psychotherapy for seniors are on the rise as more baby boomers reach and exceed the age of 65. Counseling older clients has become a routine part of the geriatrician’s protocol for their elderly patients. When Bette Davis said, “old age ain’t for ... Continue Reading
  • Tremors in Elderly Adults: What to Know Involuntary tremors in the elderly are relatively common and rarely life-threatening. However, people who develop tremors after the age of 70 do have higher rates of mortality and dementia; and even relatively harmless tremors can impact a person’s ability to do certain ... Continue Reading
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