As we age, it becomes more important than ever to actively look after our health. A personally tailored, varied diet and regular exercise are key measures.
Sleep patterns change throughout a person’s lifetime. A healthy lifestyle and a steady day/night (sleep/wake) cycle help promote a restorative nighttime rest in later life.
Losing control of the bladder can be very distressing. However, by taking certain measures, people can often learn to manage their bladder weakness.
Heatwaves can cause serious health problems in older people and people in need of care in particular. Precautions can be taken that significantly reduce the risk.
Everyone can forget their keys now and again. But where is the boundary between forgetfulness and dementia? Find out more about mental health in later life and what we can do to stay mentally fit.
For many people, vision deteriorates with age. However, effective treatment options are often available. That’s why it’s important to see a doctor regularly.
Many older people are afraid of having a fall. However, being less active can in fact make falls more likely. It is important to identify and eliminate hazards in everyday life.