Older Adults

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Emotional causes of Alzheimer’s | Dementia- my mom’s story

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Recently I am seeing a consistent pattern in a few people with Alzheimer’s disease whom I know personally. One of them is my beloved mother. In this article, I would like to share with you the emotional events and her method of coping that gradually leads to her brain cells breaking down, leading on to [...]

Pain management in elderly from falls- acupuncture is very effective

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With falls, the older person or elderly could experience moderate to severe pain that eventually ends up limiting the mobility. Eventually it would get too painful to move or walk and thus the person would avoid movement and walking. This would cause muscle dystrophy and stiffness. Gradually, the person would eventually require a walker, then a [...]

Do people who got Alzheimer’s know it years before the official diagnosis?

Alzheimer symptoms start many years before it actually manifest

I believe that some people who developed Alzheimer’s in the later stages of their lives may have know something is very wrong years and even decades before their official diagnosis.  If you suspect that your forgetfulness is very unusual, it helps to do more research and equip yourself with the necessary knowledge and keep informed of the [...]

Walk barefoot on the soil to improve your eye sight

A walk at the park, barefoot

This information was shared to me from a 81 year old healthy senior. By walking barefoot on the soil, you would find your eye sight improving. He was walking at the park at first with his shoes and later he took off his shoes and walked for about 30 minutes barefoot on the grass at [...]

Real stories from old folks admitted to hospital and then abandoned

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It is very sad that grown up children choose to abandon their old and defendless parents when they are no longer of use to them. Unknowing to them, their own children are also watching and would most probably follow after their footsteps. Through the years, my mom had shared with me some real old folks [...]

Hot water bottle to relief joint aches, cold and numbness

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This is a simple remedy that works and do you NOT require expensive equipments.  I have writen earlier on a lady who uses a hair dryer to relief her arthritic pain in her joints. Whenever you feel that your joints are feeling cold, numb, tired or in pain, a hot water bottle offers a good [...]

How to reduce pain due to bow legged in older adults

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Being bow legged can cause knee pain and as one gets older, the pain affects a person’s mobility. The condition can be heritary or result from posture or muscle weakness. Take a look at the photos below: The old lady on the photo above had bow legs. As she pushed the trolley (which she also [...]

Experience sharing of controlled diabetes from moderate lifestyle change

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A friend shared with me that both his parents have diabetes- and they could control their blood sugar without much deprivation. What their parents did: •Eat vegetables and meat moderately- no need to drastically cut down •Avoid rice as much as possible- because rice is high in sugar content •Perform moderate amount of exercise. For [...]