Category Archives: Health

World Lung Cancer Day Is Around the Corner

OurSeniors.net-World Lung Cancer Day Is Around the Corner

World Lung Cancer Day (WLCD) is an annual awareness day dedicated to raising awareness of lung cancer and the importance of early diagnosis. In 2020, at least 1,796,144 people across the globe were estimated to die from lung cancer alone. In 2022, there has already been 609,360 projected deaths associated with lung cancer. That equals […]

Why Hearing Aids Could Save Your Life!

It’s common knowledge by now that there’s a correlation between hearing loss and its direct negative impact on one’s overall health. Communication troubles, isolation, depression, fatigue, risk of falls and cognitive decline have a higher occurrence in seniors with hear hearing loss. That’s something you may have already read about. But one thing you might […]

A Close Look at Insomnia: Here’s What to Know

Did you know that 237 million people across the globe suffer from Insomnia? The condition is quite common but it can be disruptive to how you feel, the energy you have, and what you feel like you can do day to day. There are between 50 and 70 million people in the U.S. that are […]

July Is Sarcoma Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that sarcomas make up 1% of all cancers? While just a percentage may seem small, it is anything but. That still accounts for 12,000 people each year who develop sarcoma in the U.S. alone. Globally speaking, there are between 1.8 and 5 cases for every 100,000 people every year that receive this […]

How to Stay Young and Energetic

Listen to the audio version of this article Your browser does not support the audio element. Retirement communities and assisted living facilities are home to a wide variety of people. Most of them are seniors, all of them have decided that they no longer want the responsibility of home upkeep and many need help with […]

Exercise and the Senior Mind

Listen to the audio version of this article Your browser does not support the audio element. Many things about the brain and the ‘mind’ are poorly understood. Researchers may take decades to untangle some of the mysteries surrounding normal brain function, aging and the development of dementia, Alzheimer’s disease and memory loss. Today, doctors and […]

Holistic Medicine: What Seniors Should Know

So, you may have heard of holistic medicine and you’re probably wondering what it is. As our population ages, more and more seniors are turning to holistic medicine as a way to maintain their health and well-being. While there is no one-size-fits-all answer to the question of whether holistic medicine is right for you, it’s […]

The Top Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

OurSeniors.net-The Top Ways to Naturally Lower Your Blood Pressure

Did you know that at least 70% of people that are 65 and older have hypertension? High blood pressure is a common condition that increases your risk of heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular problems.  Not only does untreated high blood pressure increase your chances of developing long-term damage to your health, but many medications […]

Eye Health as We Age: What You Need to Know and What You Didn’t Know

OurSeniors.net-Eye Health as We Age: What You Need to Know and What You Didn’t Know

Did you know that your eyesight can start deteriorating as early as your mid-40s? This could be even younger for some since everyone is different. As we age, our vision gradually changes. It can start with blurry vision due to the natural progression of aging. But there are some things you can do to preserve […]