There are many ways to defy aging but your body never leaves an opportunity to betray you. One of the most common cheats is your knee. Sagging knee often pop out as a tell-tale of your real age. How do you get rid of wrinkled knees or at least reduce the appearance? Here are a […]
As people age, they begin to deal with a number of difficult issues. Whether it’s failing health, having friends and family pass away, or leaving their homes for assisted-living facilities, there’s no doubt these things have adverse effects on their lives. Although many of these events are inevitable, feeling good and enjoying life doesn’t have […]
Alzheimer’s disease is an illness affecting the brain that causes a decrease in a person’s ability to think, understand, communicate and remember. It can change an individual’s emotion, mood and behaviour, causing them to react in ways you would not expect. As the illness progresses, it can affect a person’s coordination and mobility, making it […]
What is Telehealth? Telehealth is a system used by healthcare professionals to provide patients with care from a remote location. It incorporates two-way video conferencing and advanced information communication technologies to provide examinations, treatments, clinical, education and administrative services. Currently, telehealth services are offered to more than 360 urban, rural and remote health care sites […]
If given the option, most seniors would prefer to continue living in the comfort of their own homes as they age. Families and many health care professionals alike are looking for more ways to help the older adult do so in a safe manner as the population is seeing a proportionately increasing number of seniors […]
Arthritis is the formal term used to describe joint pain or disease. “Arthr-itis” means “inflammation” (itis) of the “joint” (arthro). It is not a single isolated disease as many would believe. In fact there are over 100 different types of joint and joint-related –tissue conditions that fall under the umbrella of arthritis.