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Avoiding the age-related muscle loss of Sarcopenia

... Avoiding the age-related muscle loss of Sarcopenia Eldercare, Health, Sarcopenia, Muscle Loss Age-related muscle loss affects all of us as we ... . Typically from the age of 45, people lose 1-2% of muscle every year. This eventually causes fatigue, frailty and increased ...

How to help your parents manage tinnitus

... stress. Relax. If your parent calms their breathing and practises muscle relaxation exercises everyday it could help to soothe the sounds their tinnitus ... How to help your parents manage tinnitus tinnitus, hearing loss, hearing aid, nhs, audiology Emily Broomhead, Projects Manager for ...

Tips on choosing a holiday with parents

... swimming pools can be great for those with joint pains and aching muscles. If you're taking children too, talk in advance with them ... of glasses are always good to have to hand in case of loss or breakage. What works for you on holiday with your parents ...

Why regular walks are good for you and your parent

... recommends walking to improve balance and coordination as well as develop stronger muscles which can help to prevent osteoporosis and save bones from general wear ... a sociable thing to do and can help relieve loneliness. Weight loss If you or your parent are looking to shed your 'turkey weight ...

When a loved one loses their sight

... When a loved one loses their sight SIGHT LOSS, VETERANS, INDEPENDENCE Blindness is something that affects the whole family. When a loved one loses their sight the effects can be devastating for everyone involved, making the need for specialist support to help everyone overcome the ...

Benefits for the hearing disabled

... Benefits for the hearing disabled HEARING LOSS, BENEFITS, AUDIOLOGY The World Health Organisation has predicted that by 2030 adult-onset hearing loss will be one of the top ten problems in Britain, outstripping both cataracts and diabetes. So how do you get help and are there ...

Independent living with hearing loss

... Independent living with hearing loss hearing loss, independence, hearing aid, deafness It can be a worry if your parent has significant hearing loss. Do you worry if they don't answer the phone, and even rush round or send a neighbour to check if they're ...

Living with blindness

... Living with blindness blindness, sight loss, depression, visual impairment, veteran Blindness affects almost 2 million people in the UK and as our parents get older there's an increasing chance that they may experience some degree of sight loss. 1 in 5 people aged 75 ...

Caring for a dad with dementia, blindness and hearing loss

... Caring for a dad with dementia, blindness and hearing loss dementia, hearing, blindness, mobility, communication, story This week's storyteller is Jacky. Another urgent call from mum but fortunately this one is less of a crisis than many others. Dad has walked ...

Age and swallowing problems - how speech therapy helps

... ? People can have swallowing problems at any age, but it's more common in the older population due to: a weakening in the muscles involved in swallowing often having fewer teeth a slower reaction time to start swallowing oesophageal dysmotility problems (the food pipe not squeezing food ...