Hiv And The Elderly

  

Though usually associated with the younger generations, HIV/AIDS is increasingly being seen among senior citizens, as per records furnished by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention or CDC. Out of 1,039,987 cases of AIDS reported in the year 2003, 315,509, i.e., thirty percent of the affected were over 45 years old.More...

Coping Skills For The Elderly

Coping Skills For The Elderly

Coping skills are especially important for an older adult, with the number of changes that he has to go through in life, ranging from deteriorating health conditions, loss of a spouse, children leaving home, retirement, isolation, and the worse of them all, institutionalization.More...

 

Congestive Heart Failure In The Elderly

Congestive Heart Failure In The Elderly

Congestive heart failure is common in the elderly, and occurs when the heart is not able to pump enough blood into the body. This condition is most common when the patient suffers from diseases like valve infection, myocardial infarction, inflammation of the muscles of the heart or defects in them, a hole in the heart, arteriosclerosis or coronary artery disease, hypertension or elevated blood pressure, congenital heart disease or a disease affecting the pericardium.More...

 

Alternative Medicine For Elderly

Alternative Medicine For Elderly

With a number of different ailments troubling them at the same time, most elders are left with no choice but to take a number of different medicines to treat all those conditions. Taking prescription drugs exposes them to a host of side effects, and with the increased number of medicines, the aide effects too keep intensifying. There is only one solution to this problem, and that is the use of alternative medicine.More...

 

Statistics For Elderly And Internet

Statistics For Elderly And Internet

When it comes to internet usage and the older generation, it is quite a paradox. Statistics show that the number of elders using the internet in the US is growing by leaps and bounds, yet the elderly remain one of the lowest computer and internet users of all times.More...

 

Benefits For Elderly Veterans

Benefits For Elderly Veterans

One of the most significant benefit programs for veterans is the Veterans Non-Service Connected Improved Pension Benefit Program, which was formed to provide aid to veterans and their surviving family members. The program gives financial assistance so that veterans may live their lives independently; the program is particularly beneficial for those elderly veterans who require support for both day to day living as well as for medical care.More...

 

Elderly Tips For Filing Income Tax

Elderly Tips For Filing Income Tax

If you are a senior citizen and need some help with filing your income tax, the tips mentioned below will be helpful. Often people make mistakes when it comes to the standard deduction for senior citizens, the amount that is taxable from your Social Security and the Credit for the Elderly and Disabled benefits.More...

 

Low Income Housing For Seniors Elderly

Low Income Housing For Seniors Elderly

Although low income housing is available for senior citizens, most of them face a lot of difficulty when it comes to locating affordable housing facility, thanks to waiting lists that can stretch up to two to three years. With demand being much more than the number of low income housing facilities available, a large number of senior citizens are facing problems when it comes to cost effective housing solutions.More...

 

 

 

    
 

Activities-For-The-Elderly      Senior citizens, who once led active lives before retirement, are often left wondering how to fill their days. They start feeling depressed with all the time they have on their hands, and unless they take up a hobby or learn to use all the free time constructively, they face the risk of feeling even more isolated and sad. More..

 


 

 

 
   
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