Author: Gavin Brown

How to Make a Bathroom Safer for Elderly Adults

You don’t need to be a caregiver to know that some seniors would be safer in the house if some adjustments were made. Perhaps they cannot move as easily as before, or have taken a fall already. We have written about shower tips for seniors and how to prevent falling. In this article, we will show you how to make a bathroom safer for the elderly, so you both can have peace of mind. Making a Bathroom Safer tor the Elderly: Shower and Bathtub Tips One of the best solutions is to get a shower chair. In addition, you...

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What Are the Atypical Symptoms of Parkinson’s?

Parkinson’s disease is a well-covered topic on this website. We have discussed the disease itself as well as the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease that usually appear. However, we haven’t mentioned anything about atypical symptoms so far. What is Atypical Parkinsonism? When people with Parkinson’s disease experience symptoms that are not typical for this illness, then the doctors regard it as an atypical Parkinsonism. Typical Parkinson’s has several stages, but it is not always like that. The problem appears when doctors need to find a proper treatment since traditional Parkinson’s disease treatments may not work. Then they must be extremely...

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What Are the Stages of Parkinson’s Disease?

There are several different stages of Parkinson’s disease, with new or changing symptoms. At the beginning, it is hard to tell which disease is affecting you or your loved one, but in later stages, it becomes quite obvious. Depending on the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, there are five typical stages. First Stage Since the symptoms are usually not too serious, it is really difficult to recognize the disease. The person afflicted may experience changes in walking and posture. There are even some changes in facial expressions, and a person starts experiencing tremors in some parts of the body –...

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Health Benefits of Garlic for the Elderly

Is there any other effect of garlic than giving us a bad breath? The answer is: yes! There so many health benefits of garlic for the elderly, and for people of all ages, that it is hard to put all of them into one article. Unfortunately, keeping vampires away is not on today’s list. Top 4 Health Benefits of Garlic Prevents Cardiovascular Problems Thanks to the unique content, garlic lowers cholesterol and high blood pressure. For a better effect, it can be combined with ginger, since ginger also reduces the risk of a heart attack. Keeps You Healthy When...

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Health Benefits of Rice for the Elderly

Did you know that rice is the most eaten food on the planet? Thanks to its availability and nutritional value (well, price too), it has become the number one food in the whole world. However, did you also know about all the health benefits of rice for the elderly? If you have digestive issues, problems with blood pressure, obesity, or cholesterol, you can consider adding more rice to your nutrition. What Are the Health Benefits of Rice for the Elderly? Rice is rich in carbohydrates, which serves as the main source of energy for our bodies. The important thing...

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