Social isolation can often pose serious health threats to the senior population, and it’s more common than most people may think. A recent study from the University of California, San Francisco found that approximately 43 . . .
Osteoarthritis is among the most common health issues facing the senior population. According to The Arthritis Society, approximately 10 percent of Canadian adults have OA , and the condition can make it difficult for . . .
Commonly referred to as “senior moments,” short lapses in memory are often seen as a lighthearted side effects of growing older. However, recent research from the University of Southern California, Davis suggests that . . .
Seniors place a heavy emphasis on aging in place. In fact, figures from the American Association of Retired Persons suggest approximately 90 percent of adults 65 and older would prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible.
Strokes are one of the leading causes of death among the senior population, but even patients who survive are not in the clear. Frequently, strokes can cause long-lasting physical disabilities that can make it hard for older . . .
Heart failure is among the most significant health issues facing the senior community. According to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, about 500,000 Canadians have heart failure . . .
Discovering a cure for Alzheimer’s disease is one of the biggest focuses of the senior health community. The condition currently affects an estimated 500,000 Canadians, according to the Alzheimer Society of Toronto . . .
There’s no denying that social interaction is a cornerstone of healthy living. Isolation and loneliness have been tied to a variety of issues, including an increased risk of depression and type 2 diabetes.