Blog

Aging at Home

Elderly Health Issues

Elderly Health Issues
According to the National Council on Aging, about 92 percent of seniors have at least one chronic disease and 77 percent have at least two. Heart disease, stroke, cancer, and diabetes are among the most common and costly chronic health conditions causing two-thirds of deaths each year.

Everyone should have health insurance? I say everyone should have health care. I’m not selling insurance.
― Dennis Kucinich

Elderly Health Issues

Cognitive health is focused on a person’s ability to think, learn and remember. The most common cognitive health issue facing the elderly is dementia, the loss of those cognitive functions. Approximately 47.5 million people worldwide have dementia—a number that is predicted to nearly triple in size by 2050. (Source: vitalrecord.tamhsc.edu)
Fills visit dead space.
Exposes the hidden agenda.
Respects the parent’s opinion.
Gives me alternative ideas.
Clinical interview questions.
Planning a medical scheme.

Write a Comment

Popular Posts

Testimonials

Staff always have time to sit and talk to me. My family tell me that I have really blossomed in the last 6 months since I have been with Optimum Care

Frankie Kao
Frankie Kao

I am always impressed by passion and commitment from the care team at Optimum Care. I would highly recommend their services.

Doris Jones
Doris Jones

Staff always have time to sit and talk to me. My family tell me that I have really blossomed in the last 6 months since I have been with Optimum Care

Amy McClure
Amy McClure

They have come to me when I felt the most desperate and shed a light on my way. Thank you @healsoul center sincerely.

Selena Gollet
Selena Gollet