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Senior Health – ElderKind

Senior Health

How to Bed Bath an Elderly Person?

A reader ask for advice on bathing an elderly patient who is bed bound and how to change an elderly person’s diaper in bed.  The video below will help you understand how to do it, step by step.

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The Most Common Surgeries Needed by Older Patients

Though elderly people are only about 13 percent of the population, they undergo 20 percent of all surgical procedures. Generally, the older a person gets, the more likely he or she is to face surgery. Here are some surgeries that are especially common in elderly people: Cancer Surgeries Cancer is common in all ages, but […]

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How the Elderly Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How the Elderly Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep

As people get older, a good night’s sleep becomes much harder to achieve. Sleep among the elderly tends to be much choppier and less deep than their younger counterparts meaning they may wake up several times during the night and it takes less for them to wake up. They also spend much less time in […]

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Three Doctors You Are More Likely To Need As in Old Age

As you get older, you become more vulnerable to illness. The good news is that there are a number of things that you can do to protect yourself from illnesses. Seeing a doctor regularly will help keep you healthy. Below are three doctors that you will need to see as you get older: Optometrist An […]

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Dealing With Disabilities in Your Senior Years

Dealing With Disabilities in Your Senior Years

Dealing with a disability at any age is difficult, but this especially true for elderly members of the population. Individuals who are 60 and older may find it exceptionally difficult to transfer from workplace to the other, learn new skills or even cope with working at all. Unfortunately, with age comes a variety of possibilities […]

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