Lower back pain is a common health issue for seniors. There are many factors that can contribute to the condition, and many ways to help alleviate the pain.
Moving into assisted living does not mean a senior has to relinquish their independence - in fact, they may only be giving up isolation and loneliness.
In recent years, many researchers have stated that a person's emotional intelligence quotient (EQ) is more important to their quality of life than their IQ.
Getting a good night's sleep is one of the most important things we can do to maintain good health at any age. It is especially important for seniors to get the rest they need, but unfortunately sleep can often be elusive.
Although typically connected to the middle-aged rather than the elderly, empty nest syndrome can reoccur depending on a person's individual feelings.
Parkinson’s disease (PD) is most often diagnosed in persons over the age of 60, and is therefore often considered a "senior citizen's disease. In fact, only 4% of Parkinson's cases occur before the age of 50.
Whether looking for love or ready to meet a new friend, don't be intimidated. Senior citizen relationships can bring companionship back into your life.
You'll want to make sure that the community offers the level of care you require, that the staff is friendly and competent and that the facility is safe and well-maintained.
All assisted living facilities offer various levels of care, and each level is designed around building variables and the capabilities of each resident.
There are many laws and regulations which govern how your loved one will be treated in an assisted living facility. Here are some of the basic Florida assisted living laws and regulations you should know about.