Bill Gates once said, "The human body is the most complex system ever produced. The more we learn about it, the more admiration we have about what a rich system it is." Indeed, it is. And also, over the years, our bodies serve us well. Our balance and muscle mass peak in our twenties, our bodies incredibly continues to endure normal wear-and-tear, repair service as well as bounce back (albeit gradually) from injuries and possibly surgeries, and also provide us with a physical foundation we can count on.
Almost 56.6% of people over 65 are vaccinated for COVID-19, and 75.9% received at least the first dose. Older adults, caregivers and their families are thinking about how they can be safe after becoming infected.
If you are an older adult, loved one, or caregiver, you know that the current COVID-19 epidemic carries more risks for some groups, including those aged 65 and over. Given the prevalence of coronavirus among the elderly across the country, we recommend that the elderly and those around them follow the best practices developed by the Center for Disease Prevention and Control (CDC) and utilize the highest level of caution. Below are tips to protect the coronavirus in the elderly:
Even if you do not take responsibility for the care of your elderly loved one right now, the chances are high that you know someone who is for one of theirs. Care is not the same for everyone, but whether you are doing daily chores or remote services, you are considered a caregiver, and you are not alone.
When it's time to start thinking about senior homes, you will find many factors to consider. In fact, too much can seem overwhelming. But it does not have to be that way!
Do you sleep less as you get older? If so, you are not alone. In fact, about 30-48% of the elderly experience insomnia symptoms, almost half of the elderly. But that does not mean you have to settle for poor sleep as you get older.
The spread of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more questions than anyone has recently answered. No one knows this better than someone who may be unable to help their loved ones they are not even allowed to see.
Assisted living centers do their best to be a transparent and reliable resource and prepare for and prevent the spread of coronavirus pandemic in their communities.
If you are looking for an older community, questions are an important part of making an informed decision. While some are more obvious than others, such as cost and availability. If you have not yet gone through this process, you may feel overwhelming. Therefore, we have compiled a list of questions to ask the elderly community during the research....