Posts Tagged ‘hygiene’
Is the Flu Dangerous for Older Adults?
Is the flu dangerous for older adults? For many, the flu virus means lying on the couch for a week or more, shivering, aching, coughing, feverish, lethargic, and weak. For others, it means an extended stay in the hospital’s ICU if not death. Age, without a doubt, is a factor in determining the severity…Read More
November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness month. Alzheimer’s is ranked as the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. with an estimated 5.8 million people living with the disease. It’s a household name. But what exactly is Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s was first discovered by clinical psychiatrist, Dr. Alois Alzheimer in 1906. He…Read More