Keeping elders with dementia active physically and mentally is vital
Category: Active Living
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Living alone as we age, can cause loss of interest, appetite, energy, concentration and motivation.
With the boomer generation turning 65 at a rate of one every seven seconds, there are now more Canadians over the age of sixty-five, than under fifteen.
Engaging in physical activity can be restorative for those living with Alzheimer’s disease.
Although older Adults are living longer and with less chronic illnesses than previous generations, the vast- majority have a least one chronic disease or condition.
What are the risks of living alone as we age? Reducing our risks, increases our chances of being able to continue to live independently.
What are the odds that you will need the support from a caregiver in the future? Current research shows warning signs that middle-aged people will suffer from frailness in retirement.
We tend to lose sight of the fact that, while the population is aging, seniors are healthier than any time in history: 85 is the new 65.
As the population ages, caregiving is also becoming a hot-button issue.