Posts Tagged ‘ senior aging issues ’

Senior Citizen Depression Explained

Aug 14th, 2015 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Depression in senior citizens is not part of normal aging. This article and infographic explain depression and provide much-needed assistance to care-givers and seniors dealing with this illness.
Taking care of our health from a young age is vital in order to ensure that we can enjoy our lives as we get older. Ensuring that we eat well and exercise regularly can contribute to a healthy body and mind in later years.

While it is important to look after our bodies, it is unavoidable that we will struggle to function as efficiently when we reach our elderly years, in comparison with when we were in our twenties. However, in some instances certain illnesses may be overlooked due to an acceptance that they are a regular factor in the aging process. This is not always the case.



A SENIOR CHALLENGE: Untangling the Knots

May 21st, 2012 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Arriving at one’s mid 70′s or early 80′s introduces the oft found necessity to untangle some knots. Knots have a way of happening without our having done much to contribute to them. On the other hand, our tendency to worry and fret and feel uncomfortable with what seems to be happening to us produces some of those hard-to-free knots.

Untangling them takes some real work, determination and dedication to getting rid of them, of freeing oneself from their discomfort and often pain that comes with them.

Knots, seem to occur in your neck, legs, shoulders, back and feet. Where else? Most anywhere. They are both