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Older adults who have arthritis often rely on physical remedies to lessen the characteristic joint and muscle pain, but some scientists think targeting the mind may also have benefits.
Type 2 diabetes is a form of diabetes where the way a person's body metabolizes sugar is affected.
Stress can lead to a number of ailments. It has been known to cause everything from a greater risk of heart disease to depression.
Heart failure is the leading cause of death in the U.S. among men and women.
Arthritis is a serious chronic condition that attacks a person's joints and bones and can leave its sufferers unable to live independently without the help of senior home care.
The flu virus continues to plague the U.S. and other nations with seniors and children most at risk of suffering serious side effects.
Acute kidney failure occurs when a person's kidneys are no longer able to properly eliminate excess fluids and salts.
Although there is no cure or way to prevent breast cancer, a woman and her family members or those who provide in home health care can help a person lower their risks of the disease in many ways.
Type 2 diabetes is a chronic condition that affects the way a person's body metabolizes sugar, the body's main source of fuel, according to the Mayo Clinic.
A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revealed a bit of good news for seniors care advocates.
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a chronic medical issue that affects the vital nerve system in the brain.
Home health care services can help keep Alzheimer's patients out of the hospital, and a new study highlights just how important that can be.
Finding out a person has dementia can be overwhelming and scary. Although it may be helpful to catch the condition in the early stages, some people might rather not know.
Identifying risk factors for Alzheimer's disease may be one of the best ways to fight the condition, and researchers believe a person's gender may have an impact.
Cancer is a serious disease that continues to affect millions of people around the U.S. and the entire world.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and a recent study uncovered one of the greatest mortality risks - living alone.
Keeping seniors' bones strong and healthy is crucial to their overall health, as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates one in three seniors age 65 and older experience a fall each year.
Tai Chi is a relaxing, low impact, slow-motion form of exercise meant to increase blood flow, flexibility and strengthen in a calm manner, according to Harvard Health.
Currently more than 25 million Americans are living with diabetes, though eating right, working out and sleeping well have all been shown to reduce a person's chances of developing the disease, ABC News reports.
Senior home care providers are always looking for new ways to motivate elders to get up and moving to help them avoid dangerous falls.
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