Category: Senior Health

What is COPD in Seniors?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a prevalent and potentially debilitating respiratory condition that affects millions of seniors worldwide. As individuals age, their respiratory health becomes increasingly important, and understanding COPD is crucial for both seniors and their caregivers. In this blog post, we'll delve into the basics of COPD, its symptoms, causes, and management strategies, with a focus on promoting optimal respiratory health for

Improving Heart Health in Seniors: Understanding the Impact of Aging

Discover why prioritizing heart health is crucial for seniors as they age. Learn about the impact of aging on cardiovascular function and strategies to maintain optimal heart health.

Demystifying Diabetes in Seniors: Understanding the Types for Optimal Health

As our loved ones age, the risk of developing diabetes becomes more pronounced. It's essential to delve into the different types of diabetes affecting seniors to provide tailored care and support. In this blog post, we’ll explore the various types of diabetes in seniors, shedding light on symptoms, risk factors, and management strategies to ensure a healthier, more informed aging process.

Tampa General Opens Clinic Exclusive for Older Adults

Tampa (Fla.) General Hospital unveiled a new clinic exclusively for patients 65 and older called TGH Senior Center.
TGH Senior Center

Tampa General Hospital Establishes TGH Senior Center Designed Exclusively for the Treatment and Care of Patients 65 and Older

Located in the heart of southeast Hillsborough County, the center offers high-touch service with less wait time and more face-to-face engagement with your physician.
Chair Exercises for Seniors

Chair Exercises for Seniors from Pasco County Senior Services

Pasco County is highlighting the importance of maintaining your physical and mental well-being for seniors 60 and older. They're doing so through programs and exercise!

Recognize the Early Signs of Arthritis and Common Symptoms You Should Never Ignore

Arthritis is a prevalent condition that affects millions of people worldwide, causing discomfort and impacting daily life. In the United States, arthritis is a leading cause of work disability, affecting over 53.2 million people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It can happen for a number of reasons to adults at any age ― and the pain can be debilitating.

7 Common Geriatric Health Problems

As we age, our bodies change and become more susceptible to health problems. Here are seven of the most common senior health problems. Older adults are among the highest-risk groups in the United States for health issues. Each year, approximately 19.6 million Americans aged 65 and older are treated in emergency departments for injuries, and […]

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Depression

Depression is very common and affects about 5% of people worldwide. If you think that you or a loved one is struggling with depression, there is hope. A step towards healing is by getting a depression screening. While this might sound a bit intimidating, depression screenings are quite simple and can be completed in a […]

Joint Injections

Joint pain and arthritis affect nearly one in four adults in the United States. Sometimes it is difficult to find pain relief even after trying different medications and techniques. Joint injections are an excellent solution for those who suffer from chronic joint pain. Let’s take a look at some frequently asked questions about joint injections.  […]

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