Category: Health

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Diabetes and the elderly

  Diabetes doesn’t go away with age, but the challenges of diabetes do change with time. Does diabetes change with age? Diabetes is an ongoing condition, and with age the challenges of managing medication and nutrition increase. If you have an elderly relative or loved one with diabetes, you might...

What is a heart arrhythmia? 0

What are heart palpitations?

Palpitations, faintness and shortness of breath are the signs of a possible heart arrhythmia   An arrhythmia happens when the electrical signals regulating your heartbeat, malfunction. These malfunctions can cause irregularities or unusual rhythms in a heartbeat that should be stable. Arrhythmias can begin at any age, although they...

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Workout Tips for Baby Boomers

5 tips for exercising your way to a better, healthier, longer life. Workout tips for baby boomers We understand. You have a job, you are a parent, a grandparent or a caring partner and your day is usually very busy. Do you find yourself saying things like: “I would love...

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Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary Tract Infections in the Elderly Anyone who has suffered with the burning agony of cystitis knows that urinary tract infections can be miserable, but in the elderly, they can be much more than a minor illness. Urine infections are common, so we often dismiss them as an inconvenience,...