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What Is Gerontology, and How Does It Help Meet the Needs of an Aging Population?

What Is Gerontology, and How Does It Help Meet the Needs of an Aging Population?Gerontology refers to the studying of the societal, social, physical and mental implications of aging. Gerontology differs from geriatrics, and it can be very rewarding. Professionals in this industry can use various skills to help improve the quality of life of older adults. Gerontologists can apply psychological and biological... ❯❯❯

5 Crucial Dental Care Tips for Seniors

5 Crucial Dental Care Tips for SeniorsTaking excellent care of your teeth and gums is essential, especially as you get older and your immune system weakens. Older adults are particularly prone to dental issues that younger people can easily avoid, such as gum disease and tooth decay. For this reason, you need to pay extra attention and care to maintain good dental care as... ❯❯❯

Best Dermal Fillers for Over 50

Best Dermal Fillers for Over 50Everyone wants to look youthful and attractive, and dermal fillers are a popular option if you're searching for a minimally invasive method to reduce the signs of aging. What are the best dermal fillers for over 50? Read on to find all about dermal filler injections, including their advantages, types, and how long their effects stay. ... ❯❯❯

Looking After a Senior’s Mental Health

Our mental health and wellness are an important part of our life no matter what age we are. However, as we get older, it can be worth putting that little extra care into it. Things tend to get a little more difficult when we get older. We might not be as able as we used to be, our friends and family pass away due to old age, we are more... ❯❯❯

5 Ways to Use Your Life Insurance Policy to Pay for Retirement

The cost of senior care can be extremely daunting for retirees. According to Assisted Living, independent living can cost anywhere from $1,500 to $4,00 a month, while residing in assisted living facilities has an average cost of $3,500 to $10,500 a month. While most people view life insurance as a way to care for their loved ones after... ❯❯❯

4 Ways to Boost and Maintain Mental Health in Seniors

Have you ever wondered how some seniors seem to be much sharper and happier than their peers? Well, the answer is a multifaceted one. Everything from an individual’s genetics and lifestyle to their natural disposition and overall life experiences plays a role. Although we cannot change our past or genetics, there are proven ways to not... ❯❯❯

6 Ways To Manage Mobility Issues In Older Adults

6 Ways To Manage Mobility Issues In Older AdultsBody mobility is crucial to your quality of life. Being free to move and do mild to intensive physical activities allows you to stay active and productive. However, your body changes as you grow older, affecting your movements. Muscles, bones, and joints may weaken, limiting things you can do.  While aging is inevitable, there are many... ❯❯❯

Acupuncture For Seniors: 7 Things To Know

Acupuncture For Seniors: 7 Things To KnowAs people age, they sometimes forget about things, even what their bodies can do. And often subject their body to rigorous activities and exercises, making them feel sore and pains.   As you age, your body begins to feel different. Your bones may not be as dense and strong, and your muscles may get tight. This may cause pain in your... ❯❯❯

A Guide to Staying Healthy While Caring for the Elderly

Caring for an elderly person can take an emotional and physical toll on you, and you might quickly find that you are in poorer health than you were before you became a carer. However, this shouldn’t mean you have to suffer. To ensure that you can stay healthy while you are caring for the elderly, here is what you should do. Look at... ❯❯❯

Designing a Safe Environment for Seniors Living Alone Using 3D Interior Rendering Services

The modern term for older people living on their own as opposed to with family or in retirement homes is the rather alien-sounding term "aging in place". What the term refers to is people who choose to stay in their own homes as they grow older. This is the unfortunate result of western society's glorification of the individual. So, now... ❯❯❯

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