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Top ten healthy drinks for elderly

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Often it can be difficult for elderly people to chew and swallow their food and if this is…

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There are several eye problems that become more common among people as they age, although they…

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The Dental Problems of the elderly can be divided into four groups. Problems arise with their…

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Every year in the UK about one-third of people aged over 65 will fall. This rises…

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Walking Aids Help Elderly Avoid Falls

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Falls are common in older people and the risk of falling increases with increasing age A…

Parkinson’s diagnosis and treatment

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How is Parkinson’s diagnosed? Diagnosis of Parkinson’s is made by a doctor, who takes a detailed…

Fractures from falls

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Falls are very common in older people and the risk of falling and resultant fractures increases…

How physiotherapy can help older people

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As we age, so our ability to move freely can easily diminish.This can be caused by…

How acupuncture can help elderly

31 Jul 17

The overall aim of acupuncture is to restore the body’s equilibrium and it can be extremely…

Heart attack in older people

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Why do heart attacks happen? Most heart attacks are caused by coronary heart disease, which is…

Dementia and Hearing loss

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Dementia is a condition which affects brain function. There are various types of dementia, such as…

Occupational Therapy for older people

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What is occupational therapy? Occupational therapists (OTs) aim to enable older people to make the most…

Are private health insurers ripping off older people?

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Taking out private health insurance is costly, but are older people being penalised unnecessarily? You might…

Heart failure in older people

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What is heart failure? Having heart failure means that, for some reason, your heart is not…

Elderly eye problems

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There are several eye problems that become more common among people as they age, although they…

Heart valve disease in older people

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What are heart valves? Your heart is a muscle, which pumps blood to your lungs and…

Help for hard of hearing at theatre

05 Mar 17

Hearing loss is now a major public health issue which affects over 10 million people in…

How to lower high blood pressure in elderly

26 Feb 17

What is blood pressure and why is it important? Your heart is responsible for pumping blood…

Factors to Consider Before Hip Replacement Surgery

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What is diabetes?

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What is diabetes? Diabetes is a common life-long health condition. There are 2.9 million people diagnosed with…

Hearing aids: your questions answered

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Often, it’s hard to people to tell if they have a hearing loss. Here are a…

Angina in older people

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What is Angina? Angina is a pain or discomfort felt in the chest and usually caused…

Abnormal heart rhythms in elderly

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Incontinence in Elderly

13 Dec 16

Elderly people suffering with incontinence can often be too embarrassed to come forward and seek help…

Sight and hearing loss in older people

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There are currently 220,000 older people with sight and hearing loss over the age of 70…

Are two sleeps better than one?

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There has been unanimous evidence for quite some time now that people should look at trying…

High cholesterol in older people

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What is cholesterol and how does it affect older people? Cholesterol is a fatty substance which…

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Top ten tips to help relatives with dementia   

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Asked to provide the top ten pieces of advice for people living with dementia and their…

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Elderly foot and ankle

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The foot is a remarkable piece of human engineering. It has the multiple functions of adapting…

What is Osteoporosis?

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How to prevent elderly anorexia

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What is elderly anorexia? Anorexia is a medical term that means lack of appetite, but sometimes…

10 foods to keep you young

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If you want to feel fitter and look younger, try putting some of these foods on…

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