Posts Tagged ‘pneumonia’

Vaccines Save Seniors from Deadly Diseases

August is National Immunization Awareness Month August is National Immunization Awareness Month and this is the time to remind seniors of some of the vaccines that can help prevent them from deadly diseases. While some are fairly new developments, others are old ones like the tetanus diphtheria (TD) vaccine that needs a booster every 10…

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Rehabilitation for a Hip Fracture

Hip Fractures can Lead to Permanent Disability and Early Death One of the most devastating outcomes for seniors after an unintentional fall is to suffer a hip fracture. Hip fractures are particularly deadly, as many seniors will have complications that can lead to a permanent disability or early death. The first year after a hip…

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Back Pain and Seniors

While wine and old cheese get better with age, the same cannot be said about the aging human. If a young person suffers from back and spine problems this is only likely to get worse as the person grows older. Osteoarthritis, Spinal Stenosis Common causes of back pain in seniors are from osteoarthritis and spinal…

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