Posts Tagged ‘ seniors top concerns ’

SENIORS: AGING HEALTH CONCERNS

Aug 22nd, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Seniors are at higher risk for a number of health issues associated with aging. We talk about them here today with the caveat that we are not medical professionals and do not offer medical advice. We encourage readers to discuss any health/medical concerns with your primary care physician.

These are some of the health conditions generally associated with aging:

glaucoma,
macular degeneration,
PSA of 4 or above,
intestinal disorders,
chronic pain,
dramatic (unintended) loss of weight,
chronic sinus condition,
knee and shoulder pain,



TOP FIVE MUSTS IN REACHING 70 AND ABOVE

Jul 31st, 2013 | By Dr Jerry D Elrod | Category: Senior Moments Blog

I LOVE TOP LISTS, especially those that indicate what really is important about what we choose to do with ourselves as we age. Many experts talk about the top ten concerns of senior citizens.

There are so many, everything from the brand of mayonnaise we buy to what time we go to bed. Some are worth thought. Others are downright silly.

A week ago, I was introduced to five musts that came about as a result of spending, or maybe it was investing, in several days of being with our immediate family. I discovered what I have been missing. I discovered that I had pushed aside, too often, their presence in my life and had, as a result, missed