What do you know about osteoporosis?

What do you know about osteoporosis?

Bones, just like all other tissues in the body, always undergo a process of new cell growth and the breakdown of old cells. This means that your skeleton has the potential to change every 10 years. Osteoporosis happens when the quality and density of one’s bones...
A different way to manage joint pains

A different way to manage joint pains

Arthritis is the stiffness or inflammation of one or more joints in the body. It is not a single condition and there are several different types. It affects people of all ages, but some forms of arthritis are more common in older people. A joint is where two or more...
What is urinary incontinence?

What is urinary incontinence?

Urinary incontinence means that one cannot control one’s bladder. This may happen due to certain factors such as: As one advances in age, the bladder and its muscles may begin to lose their elasticity. This may also happen as a side effect of an illness such as...
Are your protecting your eyes?

Are your protecting your eyes?

Our vision is a precious gift from God, but as we go on our aging journey some of us experience some health problems in our vision. Some of the common eye problems we may experience are: Distortion of objects or the appearance of dark spots in the central field of our...
How do you walk?

How do you walk?

Do you walk well? Walking well means thinking about our balancing, posture and the way we walk. Most of us don’t pay attention to how we walk until we get to the age of 50 and above when we sometimes start to feel more cautious about the way we walk and we start...