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Process of Aging

  • What Causes Excessive Drooling in the Elderly? Excessive drooling in elderly people is not only an embarrassment, but it can also be a sign of an underlying health concern. Drooling in seniors is not an inevitable part of the aging process. The build-up of excessive saliva or the inability to control it should be ... Continue Reading
  • Paranoia in Elderly Adults As our loved ones age and experience cognitive decline, they may occasionally show signs of paranoia. Paranoia in elderly adults is frightening both for the senior experiencing it and the caregiver trying to comfort them. Paranoia can be caused by a few different things ... Continue Reading
  • Edema in Elderly Adults: Swollen Legs, Ankles, and Feet Swollen body parts may be uncomfortable but with older adults, it can be a sign of edema. This serious condition can occur in any part of your body but usually results in fluid leaking from legs in elderly individuals. Let’s take a closer look at what causes swollen ankles ... Continue Reading
  • Hearing Loss in Elderly Adults: Home Care Guide Growing older is not easy. After sixty years or so on Earth, our bodies can begin to struggle. One challenge common to the elderly is hearing loss. Hearing loss can be scary since we take in so much of the world with our ears. Having a conversation and listening to another ... Continue Reading
  • The Importance of Independence in Elderly Home Care We have all heard an elderly friend or relative say, “don’t get old.” They may have forgotten a word, or felt an ache in the knees when they tried to stand. We usually respond with a smile and a laugh, or the words, “I don’t have much choice!” But as young healthy adults we ... Continue Reading
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