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Seniors and Health Issues

  • What Are the Common Anxiety Disorders in the Elderly? Are you concerned about your elderly loved one’s anxiety levels? If so, you may want to have them see a doctor or a therapist. Your elderly loved one could have one of the many different anxiety disorders that are common in senior citizens. Unfortunately, many elderly people ... Continue Reading
  • What Does Your Senior Need to Know about Low Vision? Every February is Low Vision Awareness Month, which makes it a great time to check in with your senior about whether she’s noticed any changes in her vision. If she hasn’t been to her eye doctor in a while, now is a perfect time to make an appointment. Low Vision Defined Low ... Continue Reading
  • Shingles: Disease Facts and Tips for Caring for Your Senior Shingles, which is also known as Herpes zoster, is caused by the reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus (VZV), the same virus that causes varicella (chickenpox). Shingles most commonly causes a painful rash. Unfortunately, vaccination is only the way to prevent VZV from ... Continue Reading