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Geriatrics

What causes sleep disorders in older adults? 2

The fact that people normally need less sleep as they age is often interpreted to mean that not having a good night’s sleep is normal for the elderly. This is

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Solutions for Isolation in Older Adults During Pandemic 1

The coronavirus pandemic places everyone at risk. The elderly, unfortunately, are at high risk. Advancing years result in a weakening of the immune system and if there are pre-existing medical

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Senior citizens – Medical emergencies 1

There are more than 13 crore senior citizens in India – 60 years and above. Their healthcare needs are very different. Here is a list of common healthcare issues faced

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Maintaining a Good Mental Health in Our Silver Years 2

The way people perceive aging has changed drastically over the last decade. It is no longer equated to a dependent lifestyle and neither is it now considered a period during

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Fighting Muscle Loss in Seniors 1

Till the age of 30, muscles build up in the body. But after 30, decrease in muscle mass starts due to the natural aging process. This condition, referred to as

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Surefire Ways to Combat Loneliness in Elders 0

Everybody must go through the course of life. From youth and virility, one eventually ages and may border on senility. Old age has rightly been called a second childhood. Elders

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The Positive Impact Of Regular Exercise In Elders 1

Every morning before the first ray of sunlight, public parks are bustling with walkers who go around briskly taking in the fresh air. Most of them are older than 50.

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Fall prevention tips for seniors 0

One of the biggest problems that a senior faces at home, and outside, is the risk of falls. As you age, bones get weaker and more brittle and even simple

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Symptoms of low magnesium in the body 0

Magnesium is an important nutrient for the elderly because:- It provides energy It helps maintain bone density It keeps teeth strong It helps in muscle and nerve function It regulates

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Senior health – Do’s and Dont’s beyond Age 65 0

As one grows older, many activities that one took for granted become more difficult. Here are some tips on what seniors should do and shouldn’t:- In the house:- Do’s Have

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