Signs and Symptoms


Do You Have Alzheimer’s? Ask a Loved One to Answer this Questionnaire

Find out your risk of having Alzheimer’s disease using this 21-item questionnaire. While this is not a definitive way to diagnose Alzheimer’s, this can help you assess your situation and see if further steps must be taken. It’s still best to consult with your doctor for the right diagnosis and treatment.


Normal Forgetfulness or Dementia: Which Do You Have?

Are you experiencing normal forgetfulness or exhibiting signs of dementia? Read on to find out. Many people forget sometimes. Now and then, you experience lapses in memory. As you age, these lapses may become more common as part off the normal aging process. Let’s take a closer look.


Elderly Eye Health: Signs of Cataract

Cataract is most common in the elderly. Left untreated, cataracts can impact vision, even lead to complete loss of eyesight. Find out the signs of cataract and spot the problems in your elderly loved ones for immediate treatment. A cataract is a condition in the eye wherein the lens shows clouding, which can affect vision …

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10 Signs It’s Time for Assisted Living

Does your elderly parent need assisted living services? Find out by reading the signs below. Everyone of us ages. Soon, we’ll come to that point when we can no longer do things on our own and we need the assistance of other people, whether they be our own children, siblings, or caregiver. And this could …

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Signs of Early-Onset Alzheimer’s

Contrary to popular belief, there are people who can get Alzheimer’s even before they turn 60. This is called early-onset Alzheimer’s and can affect people from their late 30s all the way to 50s. While the symptoms are generally the same as its late-onset counterpart, there are still signs of early-onset Alzheimer’s that can seem …

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Hypertension in the Elderly: Signs to Look Out For

In an earlier article, we provided a primer on hypertension in the elderly. Now, we are taking a deeper dive to tackle the signs, prevention, and treatment of hypertension. Diet, lifestyle, habits, and genetic history all play a role in whether or not you’ll develop hypertension especially later in life. However, if you or your …

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Hypertension in the Elderly: What You Should Know

As you reach past the age of 60, your health becomes more and more important, especially as your lifetime of unhealthy habits have a way of catching up on you. For one, there’s hypertension to consider. Do you have hypertentsion? What caused it? This article will tackle these questions and more to keep you informed, …

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Asthma in Seniors: What You Should Know

Asthma is often associated with younger children. Asthma in seniors, however, is more common than you think. Find out what you need to know about asthma in seniors. Asthma is a respiratory disease characterized by increased responsiveness to stimuli such as irritants and allergens that affect and obstruct the airways. Responsiveness to these stimuli can cause …

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