Willingness|Am I Good Enough in Old Adulthood?

Am I Good Enough in Old Adulthood?

As we grow old, we may start feeling less important, less valued and start feeling as if we  are not good enough anymore to cut it in the world and with younger people. As a  result, many older adults start

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Willingness|Balance & Elderly: The Benefits

Balance & Elderly: The Benefits

As the population ages, several studies document how ageing affects the physical body. Various systems will be affected, including the muscular & nervous systems, which are significant components of movement & balance. These changes might cause the elderly to increase

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Willingness|Older Adults and Technology

Older Adults and Technology

Without a shadow of a doubt, there are a number of older adults who are well versed in the art of using a technological tool; be it a tablet,  a mobile, or even a laptop. Yet, there are many other

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Willingness|Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s is now the second most common neurodegenerative disorder – about 1 in 500 people are affected by this disease. In other words: the likelihood of having this disorder impacting your brain capacity is growing more and more. 

Perhaps you

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Willingness|Communicating with Older Adults in a Healthcare Setting

Communicating with Older Adults in a Healthcare Setting

As the new generation of healthcare professionals continues to grow, so are the ways in which we communicate. Communication strategies change, grow and evolve depending on several different variables, such as culture, training, and even language barriers. 

Communication is tricky

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Willingness|Part 1 of 3 : What is Dementia?

Part 1 of 3 : What is Dementia?

Dementia may seemingly be one of the most difficult diseases to live with and to experience. It not only affects the person who is diagnosed, but affects everyone else around. It burdens everyone, creates a long period of uncertainty and

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Willingness|The psychological effects of retirement

The psychological effects of retirement

My father just retired and has too much time on his hands. The psychological effects of retirement.

Retirement brings with it a lot of new experiences and psychological challenges that are in themselves unique, resulting in the retiree feeling overwhelmed

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