pets for the elderly

Why pets are good for elderly?

Decline in physical health in older age is often recognized quickly. Unfortunately, we often underestimate the mental health of a senior. Your loved one is prone to feel a deep loneliness, especially when their closest friends have passed and when their adult children don't visit as often as they used to. However, there is one source of comfort that brings a tremendous amount of warmth and joy to a senior's life – having a pet.
elderly mental health

Mental health needs of the elderly

The studies have shown that the majority of cases of depression in old age have their root in loneliness. It is important to recognize the need for mental health care for elderly. How to ensure that the comfort of elderly loved one life does not decrease over the years?
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The importance of staying hydrated - signs of dehydration

Dehydration is a serious condition that may even be life-threatening, therefore it shouldn't be neglected. It is particularly dangerous for elderly people, who tend to get dehydrated more easily. Find out more how to prevent dehydration.
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Malnutrition, dehydration, and pressure sores - a real threat in care homes

Although care homes should provide the best care possible to the seniors, there are numerous cases of malnutrition, dehydration, or pressure sores in care homes. Read more about these conditions and how to prevent them.
Home care

Taking Too Many Medications May Be Bad For Your Health

The aging population has a big drug problem — prescription…