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Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Elderly Adults

By |2020-07-20T14:11:44-04:00July 20th, 2020|Senior Issues|

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly six million Americans aged 65-and-older have diabetes, with another 23 million seniors classified as being prediabetic. Unfortunately, many seniors with diabetes don’t even realize they have it. But left untreated, diabetes can cause serious health problems affecting the kidneys, heart, brain, eyes and feet.

Tips for Assisting a Senior with Incontinence

By |2020-07-13T09:01:00-04:00July 13th, 2020|Senior Issues|

Millions of Americans live with urinary incontinence, an oftentimes embarrassing condition that causes their bodies to accidentally leak urine. Sometimes aging in place seniors with poor bladder control become less active and even socially isolated, which can place their health and well-being at risk. If you’re currently looking after a senior with incontinence, helping them enjoy a higher quality of life is possible when using these tips.

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