Senior Housing Connection

CATARACT SURGERY MAY HELP REDUCE RISK OF FALLS

Thursday, August 02, 2012

By Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, July 31 (HealthDay News) — Cataract surgery may help some senior citizens reduce their risk of fall-related hip fractures, a new study suggests. A cataract is a clouding of the eye’s lens; symptoms can include blurry vision, glare  [READ MORE]

STUDY FINDS AGING PROCESS ACCELERATED BY LONELINESS

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/imagesCA6IX3BP3.jpg) Lonely Hearts Club: Instead of belonging to the ‘lonely hearts club,’ a new study makes a case for seniors to consider moving into a designated retirement community like Parkwood Heights. Many seniors pr [READ MORE]

HOW TO TAKE CARE OF SKIN

Friday, April 13, 2012

(http://www.parkwoodheights.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/images8.jpg) Over sensitivity is caused usually with ...life. Contaminated air, smoke, air - conditioning, smoke from cigarettes, work in fluorescent light are just some enemies of your skin. Your main task is to minimize those elements, th [READ MORE]

WALK YOUR WAY TO A HEALTHER HEART

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Walking is an ideal way to get fit. Walking is low impact and inexpensive and can be done indoors or out. Best of all, research consistently shows that walking is great for your health, lowering blood pressure, helping with weight loss and weight maintenance and improving blood lipids and blood  [READ MORE]

AVOIDING FALLS IN ELDERLY

Friday, February 24, 2012

People of all ages fall, but falls are more common for older people. In fact, losing balance and falling down is probably the most common accident that happens to older adults. Although most people are not usually harmed when they fall, the more falls an individual has, the greater the chance of [READ MORE]

OVEREATING MAY BE LINKED TO MEMORY LOSS

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Thanks to Maty’s Health Products for giving me this article and Amanda Gardner for posting it. Older people who consume a diet very high in calories may be increasing their risk of mild cognitive impairment (MCI), the memory loss and mental-function problems that sometimes precede Alzh [READ MORE]