Most people dread the prospect of having to deal with the challenges of getting older. In fact, the thought of having to deal with mobility issues is so frightening that many people choose to ignore the issue until they have no other option. For seniors who are already dealing with mobility issues, it can be…

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Unfortunately, there are many elderly people who will have a mini stroke. Family caregivers often worry about larger strokes in their elderly loved ones. However, it is just as important to know more about mini-strokes. Learning about the causes of these strokes can help you to prevent them in your elderly loved one. Having Hypertension…

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Foot pain is not just a problem for older men. It can happen at any age, but aging does increase your dad’s risk of dealing with pain. His feet have handled decades of walking, running, jumping, and standing still. Over time, the strain adds up and causes discomfort and changes your dad’s mobility. Some causes…

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, which makes it an excellent time to talk about skin cancer. How often are your parents asking about the sunspots and moles on their bodies? Have they had them mapped and checked yearly for changes? They need to. Their doctors may not check their skin as well as it…

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