SENIOR
HEALTH
ELDERLY CARE
ELDERCARE




SENIOR HEALTH

ELDERLY CARE

SENIOR HEALTH CARE

SENIOR HEALTH TIPS

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SENIOR
HEALTH




A healthy lifestyle at all stages of
life will help you to stay active,
healthy, and productive as you age.




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ELDERLY
CARE
ELDERCARE




Elderly care or simply eldercare is the
fulfillment of the special needs and
requirements that are unique to senior
citizens. This broad term encompasses
such services as:



assisted living,

adult day care,

long term care,

nursing homes,

hospice care,

In-Home care.



The form of elder care provided varies greatly
among countries and is changing rapidly. Even
within the same country, regional differences
exist with respect to the care for the elderly.

Traditionally elder care has been the responsibility
of family members and was provided within the extended
family home. Increasingly in modern societies, elder
care is now being provided by state or charitable
institutions. The reasons for this change include
decreasing family size, the greater life expectancy of
elderly people, the geographical dispersion of families,
and the tendency for women to be educated and work
outside the home.

In most western countries, elder care facilities are
residential family care homes, freestanding assisted
living facilities, nursing homes, and Continuing care
retirement communities (CCRCs).

A Family Care Home is a residential home with support
and supervisory personnel by an agency, organization,
or individual that provides room and board, personal
care and habilitation services in a family environment
for at least two and no more than six persons.



Elderly care
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elderly_care



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SENIOR
HEALTH
CARE




Longevity is an invaluable gift of nature
if utilized to the maximum and can yield
fruitful results, if we pay heed to it
'now'. How long you live, how youthful you
look, and how great you feel depends on you.
Growing old gracefully is the masterwork of
wisdom, and one of the most difficult
chapters in the 'great art of living'.
(Getting old does not necessarily indicate
bad news.

You can grow old with your self-esteem,
confidence and a sense of adventure, if
you discover the secrets of wise and
healthy living. Today's centenarians are
simply living a healthy and an active,
natural life span for the human body is
created to live a long, healthy life if
nurtured with care but also keeping in
mind inevitable factors like disease and
death. The fear of getting old and infirm
is what keeps us from being hale and hearty.
Life should be determined much by its
content rather than its length. Therefore,
life should be led purposefully and
passionately till the last breath.

Aging is part of your natural growth process.
Aging is the accumulation of experiences and
changes in our entire life. It begins at
conception and concludes at death. It is
another stage in our development. We are all
in the process of aging and must learn ways
of dealing with changes that occur all through
our lives. Aging and illness are not synonymous,
and the idea that senility is a natural sign of
aging is wrong. By understanding the normal
aging process, you can determine better what
changes are normal and what may be indication
of illness. And, by recognizing the normal
changes in the body, you will be able to take
steps to minimize or delay them and achieve
better health. Thus, you are taking control of
your life and becoming responsible for your
well-being.

Over 85% of the debilitating diseases of old
age result from only a handful of diseases:



—cancer,

coronary artery disease,

stroke,

diabetes,

kidney failure,

obstructive lung disease,

pneumonia,

influenza.



Heart disease, by itself, accounts for fully
one out of every two deaths of older Americans,
and high blood pressure directly causes or
contributes to 15% of all deaths. We now can
control even these pathologies by our lifestyle.
By the simple act of knowing what to eat,
exercise, and live your life, you can lower your
risk for these diseases of aging and incorporate
this knowledge into your lifestyle, thus avoiding
the causes of premature aging, debility and death.



Senior Health Care
http://www.myseniorhealthcare.com/



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SENIOR
HEALTH
TIPS
FACTS
AND
OTHER
INFORMATION




Every day, you have a chance to make good
choices about your health. There are many
ways you can incorporate healthy activity
into your day. Sometimes it's just knowing
a little more about your health; sometimes
it's finding out new information that makes
a difference.


Here are some basic health tips that you
can start practicing today.


Eat a "healthy plate of food."

Should you exercise if you have arthritis? YES!

Talk to your doctor about ANY pain you have.

Take your blood pressure medications
EVERY day.

Keep a “File of Life” on your refrigerator.

Consider getting a shot to prevent Shingles.

Recognize when a stroke is happening.

Make sure you have enough vitamin D for
bone health.

Have a safe and happy holiday season!

Improve your sleep by picking the right foods.

Seek medical attention for visual problems.

Get your flu shot.



Senior health tips
http://www.ci.bloomington.mn.us / cityhall / dept / commserv / publheal / healthtips / srhealthtips.htm



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SECTION 5



SENIOR
HEALTH
LINKS




22 Senior Health Risk Calculators for Healthy Aging
http://www.calculators.org/health/aging.php

99 Activities for Elderly & Seniors
https://www.vivehealth.com/blogs/vive-blog/activities-elderly-seniors

AARP - Health News
http://www.aarp.org/health/

Administration on Aging
http://www.aoa.gov/

A-Z Health Topics
http://www.womenshealth.gov/health-topics/

A Caregiver's Guide to Helping Alzheimer’s Sufferers Cope with the Loss of a Loved One
http://www.neptunesociety.com/resources/helping-alzheimers-sufferers-cope-with-the-loss-of-a-loved-one-a-guide-for-caregivers

Elder Care
http://www.eldercare.org/

Eldercare Locator
http://www.eldercare.gov/

ElderCare Online
http://www.ec-online.net/

Elder Health Care
http://www.elderhealthcare.in/

Falls and Older Adults
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/falls/causesandriskfactors/01.html

Fire Prevention Preparedness for Seniors
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Fire-Prevention-Preparedness-and-Recovery.17335.html#seniors

A Guide to Helping Senior
Citizens Stay Safe at Home

https://www.goodcall.com/home/guide-helping-senior-citizens-stay-safe-home-2/

Health Information for Older Adults
http://www.cdc.gov/aging/aginginfo/index.htm

Health & You: Seniors and Swimming
http://blog.intheswim.com/health-you-seniors-swimming/

Healthy aging
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/healthy-aging/MY00374



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Healthy Aging
http://www.womenshealth.gov/aging/

Hebrew Senior Life
http://www.hebrewseniorlife.org/

Home Health Care Org
http://www.empirehealthstore.com/nonprofit.htm

Home Health Care Agencies
http://www.seniorhomehealthcare.org/

Home Hygiene for the Illness-Prone: Best Practices to Prevent the Spread of Illness
http://www.cleanitsupply.com/t/Home_Hygiene_Tips_Resources_and_Best_Practices_for_the_Prevention_of_the_Spread_of_Illnesses.aspx

How to Solve Hygiene Problems Common to People With Dementia
https://www.caring.com/articles/dementia-alzheimers-hygiene-problems

Independent Living for Seniors
http://www.helpguide.org/articles/senior-housing/independent-living-for-seniors.htm

Malnutrition and Older Americans
http://nutritionandaging.fiu.edu/aging_network/malfact2.asp

Mattress and Bedding Guide for People with Disabilities
https://www.bestmattressreviews.com/mattress-and-bedding-guide-disabilities/

Medical Alert Systems Reviews
http://www.reviews.com/medical-alert-systems/

Medical Alert Systems Reviews
http://www.reviewsbee.com/medical-alert-system-reviews/

Medicare.org
http://www.medicare.org/

National Council on Independent Living
http://www.ncil.org/about/aboutil/

Note to Older Women
http://www.womenshealthtaskforce.org/olderwomen

Parkinson’s Disease & Swimming
http://blog.intheswim.com/health-you-parkinsons-disease-swimming/

Personal hygiene for cared-for people
http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/social-care-and-support-guide/Pages/hygiene-and-washing.aspx

Planning Your Doctor Visit
http://nihseniorhealth.gov/talkingwithyourdoctor/planningyourdoctorvisit/01.html

Senior Citizens' Resources
http://www.usa.gov/

Senior-Friendly Remodeling
http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Senior-Friendly-Remodeling.8317.html

Seniors' Health
https://medlineplus.gov/seniorshealth.html

Senior healthcare
http://www.healthcare.gov/

Senior health tips
http://www.seniorark.com/senior_tips_health.htm

Senior Women Web
http://www.seniorwomen.com/

The Simple Dollar TSD
http://www.thesimpledollar.com/

Staying Healthy Over 50
http://www.helpguide.org/life/healthy_aging_seniors_aging_well.htm

Substance Abuse Among Seniors
https://addictionresource.com/addiction/substance-abuse-among-seniors/

Tobacco use & Elderly Care
https://vapingdaily.com/support/elderly-health/

Tips for Healthy Senior Lifestyle
http://www.seniormag.com/caregiverresources/healthtips/

Women's Health
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/womenshealth.html

Women's health WHO
http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs334/en/index.html

Young Heart Tips for Older Adults
http://win.niddk.nih.gov/publications/young_heart.htm

Young At Heart: Vacation Ideas for Seniors Visiting Morocco
http://www.journeybeyondtravel.com/news/morocco-travel/vacation-ideas-for-seniors-visiting-morocco.html



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