As many long-term pet owners know, spending time away from your pets can be difficult for humans and animals alike. Seniors often have to cope with pet separation when they are no longer able to care for a pet on their own; depending on circumstances, you may or may not be able to maintain the relationship afterward. read more
For individuals with heart problems, pacemakers can be a profoundly helpful device. These implants regulate heartbeats, either temporarily or permanently. Heart attacks and other health complications such as overdose or surgery can cause the heart to temporarily beat more slowly. read more
Being Truthful When Receiving Health Care - Why seniors may not be upfront and what can be done about this?
Caregivers often express concern that their loved ones aren't necessarily being totally truthful in talking with health professionals when they seek medical care. When they are with their caregiver, they may complain about pain, express frustration, or show memory deficits. read more
Body odor is present in all animals including humans. In most cultures, the human body odor is considered to be an unpleasant smell. Although most people associate body odor with poor hygiene, this is not always the reason. read more
Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease affecting the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerve. MS damages the nervous system so that the brain has difficulty communicating with the rest of the body, resulting in a host of symptoms that can vary significantly from person to person. read more