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Four Factors That Affect Driving Ability In Seniors

Older drivers are regarded to be some of the safest drivers, as they always wear their seat belts and drive without intentional impairment. However, with aging comes physical and cognitive changes, medications, and health conditions beyond our control that can compromise one’s ability to drive safely. Making regular assessments of the driving ability in aged…

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Understanding Parkinson’s Disease In Seniors: The Symptoms And Treatments

Parkinson’s disease is often referred to as an “older person’s disease” since it is most commonly diagnosed in adults over the age of 60. Only 4% of all cases are detected before the age of 50. After Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s disease is the most prevalent age-related nerve degeneration condition. 1% and 5% of the population over…

Understanding Diabetes In Seniors: The Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Understanding Diabetes In Seniors: The Causes, Symptoms, And Treatments

Diabetes is a serious disease that affects many seniors. Diabetes occurs when blood sugar levels are too high. Diabetes is a chronic metabolic disorder that affects the body’s ability to regulate the blood glucose level, and how the body utilizes glucose (sugar) for repair, energy, and growth. Diabetes affects the body’s ability to produce and…