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Staying healthy, fit and active are the keys to successful aging. Other factors, such as genetics and exposure to the environment also contribute to the aging process, however the effects of these factors can be limited by maintaining a healthy lifestyle.

 

Senior's Health Information covers a wide range of topics related to the physical, emotional, mental and social well-being of senior people and the aging population. Topics about Senior's Health and Aging include Aging and Diet, Skin Care, Alzheimer's, incontinence, Parkinson's Disease, Dementia and Dementia prevention, Cataracts, Glaucoma, depression in the elderly, osteoporosis, varicose veins and much more.

 

Senior Health Articles

10 Steps to Happy, Healthy Aging for Seniors

By WLC Admin
Sunday, 19 July 2015

Healthy Aging for SeniorsHealthy aging is something that everyone would like to achieve. No ones wants to be miserable in their old age and would rather be able to keep on moving and doing the things that you love. Here are ....

The Effects of Exercise on Senior Minds and Bodies

By WLC Admin
Wednesday, 06 May 2015

Effects of ExerciseAs we get older, it is increasingly important for us to start taking better care of our minds and bodies. Without our keen attention, the attributes which make us who we are slowly begin to fall by the wayside, ....

How to Naturally Lower Your Risk of Arthritis

By WLC Admin
Thursday, 26 March 2015

risk of arthritisThere are many things that we worry about as we age, particularly when it comes to our health. If you have a family history of certain conditions or if you just want to ensure that you are healthy moving ....

Is It True That Potassium Salts in Fruits and Vegetables Improve Bone Health?

By WLC Admin
Friday, 30 January 2015

improve bone healthFinding effective ways to improve bone health can sometimes be a tricky endeavor, especially if you have not educated yourself on the latest scientific breakthroughs. Recently, studies have been able to show how certain potassium salts in fruits and ....

Running May Slow the Aging Process

By WLC Admin
Friday, 26 December 2014

slow the aging processIt’s the secret that so many of us want to get in on, and that is the key to be able to slow the aging process. It may sound like it’s simply too good to be true, ....

Minds of the Elderly Are Sharpest in the Morning

By WLC Admin
Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Minds of the ElderlyWith all of the bad news flying around for our aging population, there is some solace to be found for the elders of our communities now that a small study has conducted some groundbreaking research. It turns out ....

The Latest Treatment Possibilities for Osteoporosis

By WLC Admin
Tuesday, 15 July 2014

treatment possibilities for osteoporosisWhen you look into the latest treatment possibilities for osteoporosis, you may not realize just how many are out there. The reality is that there are some great ideas that can help you not only with prevention ....

5 Incredible and Inspiring Senior Athletes

By WLC Admin
Tuesday, 08 July 2014

Senior AthletesWho says that you have to quit being an athlete when you reach a certain age? Nobody, that’s who. These five incredible and inspiring senior athletes have drastically redefined what it means to grow old as they bust through numerous ....

Physical Activity Maintains Mobility in the Elderly

By WLC Admin
Tuesday, 24 June 2014

Mobility in the ElderlyThe International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA) published the results of a study that was conducted in 2010, though the discovery is still news to some people. The question under scrutiny was whether or not ....

How to Prevent Parkinson's Disease

By WLC Admin
Tuesday, 03 June 2014

Prevent Parkinsons DiseaseTrying to find ways to prevent Parkinson’s disease is critical because this can be a scary disease that tends to take over the life of those who suffer from it. Many health experts will tell you that little is ....

The Best Sources of Calcium for Older Women

By WLC Admin
Tuesday, 15 April 2014

Calcium for Older WomenOnce you reach a certain age, new health concerns arise--such as how to get sufficient calcium for older women, who especially need it. This isn’t something that you tend to think about in your youth, but you should. ....

Protect Your Bones as You Age with These Exercises

By WLC Admin
Wednesday, 02 April 2014

Protect Your BonesIt may not be something that you think about now, but knowing how to protect your bones as you age is extremely important. If you suffer from any sort of family history of bone health problems, then it may ....

Pain Management

By WLC Admin
Saturday, 30 June 2012

Absolutely everyone has experienced pain of one kind or another. Pain is the largest single reason for doctors’ visits in North America with over 80% of all medical treatments for the purpose of pain relief. Pain management is simply the use of medications or other treatments to reduce and tolerate ....

Mid Life Weight Gain

By WLC Admin
Friday, 27 January 2012

Weight increase is common, almost universal, as we reach middle age. However, while it may be almost inevitable it is not healthy, especially if the fat we gain is stored around our stomach and abdomen.   We Need Fewer Calories As We Get Older Calorie needs are highest during our ....

Glaucoma

By WLC Admin
Friday, 27 January 2012

Glaucoma is the leading cause of blindness in the United States. Most patients will not experience any symptoms and because of this most of the blindness resulting from glaucoma is needless and can be prevented if detected and treated in time. A full half of the population living with damage ....

Osteoporosis

By WLC Admin
Friday, 27 January 2012

Osteoporosis, which means "porous bones," is a condition characterised by a fragile skeleton and weak brittle bones that break easily. The causes of osteoporosis are a combination of genetic, dietary, hormonal, age-related, and lifestyle factors. Osteoporosis, which is much more common in women, usually progresses painlessly until a bone fracture ....

 

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