Aging Can Affect Bone Mass

Have you ever noticed your senior family member wearing the same clothes you’ve given to them as presents ages ago appearing a lot bigger on them? No, the clothes haven’t expanded, that’s for sure. Your loved one is losing bone mass, making them appear smaller than usual. Losing bone mass or bone density is part of the aging process. It …

Help Seniors Overcome Obesity

Obesity among the elderly is one of the primary health concerns in the community. It can lead to having a high cholesterol, hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and certain cancers. Physical disability and mobility limitations can also become a massive problem due to the effect of weight on joints. As a Medicaid provider in Virginia, we encourage families whose elderly are …

Tips in Caring for an Elderly Person with Vision Impairment

Seniors whose vision progressively becomes impaired due to their age encounter tough challenges even in the comforts of their home. Losing their independence of doing their habitual activities, whether indoors or outdoors, can lead them to feel frustrated. Some families in the community hire a personal care aide in Chesapeake Virginia to aid their loved ones with vision impairment. They …