Care for Seniors in San Diego County: May is Blood Pressure Awareness Month

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. About 74.5 million people in the United States have high blood pressure, which is also called hypertension. Hypertension increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, the first and third leading causes of death in the United States. Blood pressure is written as…

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Early Detection of Thyroid Disease

How Thyroid Disease Can Affect Seniors’ Quality of Life

What Seniors Need to Know About Hypothyroidism Many seniors associate feelings of fatigue, depression, and weakness with the normal aging process. Apart from a medical condition, however, such symptoms don’t have to be associated with growing older. In fact, they may be pointing to a common, but often undiagnosed condition…

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Overactive Bladder Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

How Seniors With Overactive Bladder Can Reduce Risk of Falls

Overactive Bladder Is Associated With Higher Fall Risk in Seniors As people age, they often experience a decreased ability to control bladder function. While loss of bladder control can be embarrassing, there are other more serious health risks associated with it as well. A recent study conducted among Medicare patients…

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What the Elderly in San Diego County Should Do to Prepare for an Emergency

The recent power outages have been a wake up call for many elderly and their children in San Diego county. Were you prepared for the power outages? If you were like most of the elderly in San Diego county, this power outage caught you by surprise. How can you plan…

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