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Loneliness Is A Source Of Distress For The Elderly That Could Lead To Functional Decline & Even Death
Assessment of loneliness is not routine in clinical practice and it may be viewed as beyond the scope of medical practice, according to Dr. Carla Perissinotto the team leader of the study.
Researchers found that changes in walking speed in late life may signal the early stages of mild cognitive impairment (MCI).
Elderly people who regularly performed Tai Chi, the traditional Chinese mind-body exercise now enjoyed worldwide were less likely to suffer high blood pressure and were physically stronger.
Emotional Stress Of Losing A Loved One Can Weaken Body’s Immune System & Reduce The Ability To Fight Off Infections.
Tai chi, a gentle and yet an effective exercise is the perfect workout for the elderly, according to a study.
Cataract is the leading cause of blindness among the elderly. They can make vision blurred or misty and can develop in one or both eyes.
Asians reportedly have lower risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease compared to those living in Western countries based on studies in China and Taiwan.
New technology has made it possible for adult children to monitor to a stunningly precise degree the daily movements and habits of their elderly.