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The Importance of Public Health and How It Impacts Our Lives

The Importance of Public Health and How It Impacts Our LivesImage Source The importance of public health should not be underestimated, as it plays a vital role in ensuring the well-being of our communities and ourselves. Public health encompasses many factors influencing our quality of life, such as access to safe food, clean water, proper sanitation, adequate healthcare services, and more. By... ❯❯❯

Breaking the Stigma: the Vital Role of Nurses in Reducing Mental Health Stigma

Breaking the Stigma: the Vital Role of Nurses in Reducing Mental Health StigmaStigma around mental illness permeates society and impacts millions of people worldwide. The term ‘stigma’ refers to the negative attitudes, preconceptions and prejudices concerning mental illness that can result in discrimination, social isolation and limited opportunities for those with mental health issues. The stigma attached to... ❯❯❯

5 Benefits of Weight Loss in Overweight Seniors

5 Benefits of Weight Loss in Overweight SeniorsLosing weight as a senior is a lot more than shedding extra pounds after turning 30 or 40. It’s usually more difficult, but it’s very worth it and doable, especially if your health depends on it. There are countless reasons to lose weight in old age, but they all boil down to the same thing; living a happy and healthy life. Here are some... ❯❯❯

5 Challenges the Elderly Face in Finding a Senior Living Community

When it comes to finding a senior living community, there are many factors to consider. The elderly have unique needs and challenges that must be taken into account when choosing the right option for their lifestyle. Here are five challenges the elderly face when finding a senior living community. The fear of being in a new environment ... ❯❯❯

Easy-to-Use Video-Calling Apps for the Elderly

This listicle will feature 5 apps that people of all generations, including the elderly, can use to connect with loved ones. Let us be very honest; the joy we feel when we talk to loved ones face to face is unparalleled. And this joy is tenfold for the eldest among us. However, unfortunately, many of the elderly only communicate with... ❯❯❯

6 Reasons Why Senior Dental Care Is Crucial

6 Reasons Why Senior Dental Care Is CrucialPoor or neglected dental hygiene in older adults may cause gum pain, resulting in eating difficulties. It may hinder proper nutrition and impact speech. Poor dental care in seniors may also cause aesthetic issues while negatively influencing self-esteem and overall health. With sound oral health, older adults can prevent these problems... ❯❯❯

8 Steps Seniors Must Take After a Car Crash

8 Steps Seniors Must Take After a Car CrashNo one ever expects a car crash to happen, not even seniors, who tend to be more careful drivers, but unfortunately, accidents do occur on the roads and it is important for all drivers involved, regardless of age or experience level, to take the proper steps in order to protect themselves and their rights. As a senior driver, if you have... ❯❯❯

Ways to Finance Your Elderly Parent's Care

When you sit and think about your elderly parents, you can't help but remember the best memories you share with them and how they took care of you. But now since they're older, your parents may require additional care. Wanting to repay your parents for the care they gave you is a great thing; however, it might not be as easy as you... ❯❯❯

Seniors And Anesthesia: 4 Things To Know

Seniors And Anesthesia: 4 Things To KnowBeing sick is a frightening situation you can’t just shake off. And when you’re suddenly scheduled for surgery to make you feel better, you feel scared and antsy. After all, there are a lot of things that may scare you during the surgery. Then there’s anesthesia. While you may not think about getting knocked out during surgery when... ❯❯❯

The Future of Behavioral Health EHRs: Trends and Predictions

The Future of Behavioral Health EHRs: Trends and PredictionsElectronic Health Records (EHRs) have been transforming the healthcare industry, and the significance of these systems has become even more pronounced in the field of behavioral health.  According to a report by Grand View Research, the U.S. market for behavioral health EHRs was estimated to be worth USD 176.2 million in 2021 and is... ❯❯❯

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