10 Myths Associated with Senior Falls

10 Myths Associated with Senior Falls

According to the National Safety Council, in their informational release for National Safety Month, the leading risk for individuals age 65 and over is falls, resulting on average over 69 preventable deaths per day. In our newest series we will be taking you through information on senior fall risk and preventable measures you, along with your senior’s caregiver can take.

The Use of Aspirin for Heart Disease or Stroke Prevention

The Use of Aspirin for Heart Disease or Stroke Prevention

Many people who do not suffer from cardiovascular disease consider taking aspirin as secondary preventive measure. Aspirin produces statistically-significant and important reductions in cardiovascular events in survivors of a wide range of cardiovascular disease events, including coronary heart disease (CHD). 

Memory Loss in Seniors and How to Prevent It

Memory Loss in Seniors and How to Prevent It

It has been observed that seniors are fearful of losing their memory as they age. Whether they will remember family members and their names or whether they will remember the task they had stepped out for, are some questions which can intensify their fears of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia, as memory loss puts a question on the very identity of the individual.

Recovery from a Stroke

Recovery from a Stroke

In our earlier article, we discussed the various identifiable symptoms of a stroke and the risk factors associated with stroke. In today’s article we would be talking about recovery from stroke.

Strokes are one of the major causes of death and disability in seniors. Recovery varies, depending on the extent of brain injury and length of time before treatment.