A lot of elderly suffer from different types of chronic diseases e.g. hypertension, diabetes, heart diseases etc. They may also encounter different acute illnesses at different point of time, e.g. flu, gastroenteritis. As a result, they may be prescribed a lot of different medicines Read more..
Caregiver’s role comes with a lot of stress. If such stress cannot be coped properly, caregiver will burnout and results in not only decline in caregiving but also decline in caregiver’s own health. Read more..
Drop in temperature increases the chance of catching a cold, flu and even death threatening pneumonia. Cold air also stimulates tracheal contraction and may trigger asthma. Moreover, people will shrink their shoulders when they feel cold and continual shrinking shoulders can lead to neck and shoulder pain, and can even cause cervical spondylosis. Read more..