Willingness | <strong>Healthy Dieting at an Old Age</strong>

Healthy Dieting at an Old Age

Having a healthy diet at an old age is paramount to having a healthy life. A diet can affect an older adult on multiple levels, including the physical domains, the psychological domains, and the social domains. 

Without a healthy diet,

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Willingness | Taking Care of Elders Enduring Loss

Taking Care of Elders Enduring Loss

Old age often represents a series of losses, whether gradual or abrupt. Retirement entails losing one’s work role, the companionship of colleagues, and the structure of a full day, along with a reduced income. For those cohabiting, it may mean

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Willingness | Part 1 - What is Delirium in Old Age

Part 1 – What is Delirium in Old Age

One of the most common disorders in old age is known as Delirium. This is a prevalent disorder that is unfortunately often times misdiagnosed and confused with other conditions with overlapping symptomatologies.

It is a condition associated mostly with a

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Willingness | Entering the next phase: Retirement

Entering the next phase: Retirement

Retirement is a very tricky life transition that can come with a whole host of positive or negative consequences for the individual. It all depends on the individual’s personality, life experiences and outlook towards this new phase. The truth is,

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Willingness | Part 3: Stroke Rehabilitation in Old Age

Part 3: Stroke Rehabilitation in Old Age

As discussed in the second part of this three-series blog, a stroke comes with a whole host of physical, psychological, cognitive, and social symptoms. However, many individuals recover their functioning through rehabilitation, which may allow them to regain independence. 

Therapies

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Willingness | Active Ageing

Active Ageing

Active Ageing is an important concept when discussing old age theories and issues nowadays, and it is the go-to concept for many policy makers and professionals when working with older adults.

What is active ageing?

Basically, Active Ageing is all

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Willingness | Role of Animals in Geriatric Mental Health

Role of Animals in Geriatric Mental Health

Many families live with animals (pets) that are now considered to be a major part of the family circle itself. This shows how important animals can be in creating connections and a positive mood for many and most individuals. In

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Willingness | <strong>Fear of Falling</strong>

Fear of Falling

One of the most prevalent issues in old age pertains to the aspect of falling. Older adults, due to several aspects, become more prone to the possibility of falling, which may lead to further injuries. 

How does this fear develop?

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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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