According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention only 20 percent of U.S. adults get the recommended amounts of both of aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercise.
Osteoporosis as described by Wikipedia is a disease of bones that leads to an increased risk of fracture. In osteoporosis, the bone mineral density (BMD) is reduced, bone microarchitecture deteriorates, and the amount and variety of proteins in bone are altered.
Do you know the warning signs of diabetic shock? Diabetic shock, also called hypoglycemia, can occur when a diabetic has too much insulin, too little food, too much exercise or a combination of the three; it is a dangerous medical condition that must be immediately addressed.
It's anticipated that by 2028 the cost of private nursing home care will double from current costs and the government has forecast that there could be a 50% increase in the population of those 65 or older which could put a strain the resources available for nursing home care.
As we age our bodies slow down and require special care and consideration. Along with our bodies, our minds and mental faculties deteriorate and as caregivers we need to be cognizant of these changes and pay special attention to the needs of our aging relatives.