Osteoporosis is a common disease that causes thinning and weakening of the bones. It is characterized by low bone density, decreased bone strength, and structural deterioration of bone tissue. The bone becomes thinned out and porous, decreasing the ability of bone to withstand typical forces... Continue Reading >
Arthritis is a term used to describe inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and is usually caused by deterioration of a joint. The weight-bearing joints are most typically affected, especially the hips and knees. Approximately 27 million people in... Continue Reading >
Many older adults recognize that moving to a retirement community can significantly improve their quality of life. Still, selecting just the right community can be a struggle. cost is a critical factor, of course, but there's much more to consider before you can make a sound choice.
With the variety of senior housing options available today, selecting the one that is right for you or a loved one can be an overwhelming task. Planning ahead, evaluating your needs and becoming educated on your options can reduce some of the anxiety and stress associated with the process.... Continue Reading >