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Mourning the Death of a Spouse

27th October 2009
Many senior citizens experience the death of a spouse. There is no right or wrong way to mourn a loved ones passing, although you may be confused about different emotions that arise during the experience. You may feel shocked, numb, guilty, regretful, or ... Read >

Senior Citizens and Hypothermia

27th October 2009
Cold weather can be especially risky for senior citizens who may experience a deadly drop in body temperature. This is called hypothermia and occurs when the body temperature falls below 96° F. This drop in temperature can cause irregular heartbeats and ... Read >

Foot Care for Senior Citizens

27th October 2009
It is not uncommon for senior citizens to experience foot problems. These problems can be the result of the normal wear and tear on feet that occurs over time. Or, they can be a sign of a more serious illness like arthritis, diabetes, and nerve or circula... Read >

Senior Citizens and Constipation

27th October 2009
Although everyone experiences constipation at times, senior citizens tend to experience it more often. Constipation specifically describes a symptom of some underlying cause characterized by less frequent bowel movements, more time required to pass stool,... Read >

Senior Citizens and High Cholesterol

27th October 2009
High blood cholesterol level is linked to an elevated risk of heart disease and having a heart attack. Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Over one million Americans have heart attacks, and approximately half a million people... Read >

Cataracts and Cataract Surgery for Senior Citizens

27th October 2009
Cataracts & Cataract Surgery: Guide for Senior Citizens A majority of senior citizens over the age of 80 have experienced what is known as a cataract, or a clouding of the lens in the eye, which usually leads to deteriorated eyesight. It is important t... Read >

Cancer Facts for Senior Citizens

27th October 2009
The chances of developing cancer increase as you age, so senior citizens are at especially high risk for developing the disease. Fortunately, the number of deaths due to cancer have been declining; survival rates for people with cancer are higher than eve... Read >