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Posts Tagged ‘aging’

The Importance of the Elderly Staying Hydrated

Now that we’re headed into the summer months, it’s important to remember the importance of hydration. Senior citizens are particularly prone to becoming dehydrated. In many cases, they are less active than they once were, which prevents them from noticing their thirst until dehydration has set in. For others, medical conditions, kidney issues, and/or medications…

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Falls and Fractures

    Falls and Fractures Take The Right Steps Make Your Home Safe Home Improvements Prevent Falls For More Information A simple thing can change your life—like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor. If you fall, you could break a bone, like thousands of older men and women do each year.…

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Music and Alzheimer’s: Can it help?

Music and Alzheimer’s: Can it help? How can music help people who have Alzheimer’s disease? Answers from Jonathan Graff-Radford, M.D. Research suggests that listening to or singing music can provide emotional and behavioral benefits for people with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. Musical memories are often preserved in Alzheimer’s disease because key brain…

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