Fiber increases longevity

Increasing fiber intake can increase longevity, according to a group of scientists, who conducted a large government study in the United States. The research determined a link between high-fiber diets and a reduction in the risk of death, not only due to heart disease, but also infectious or respiratory. The conclusion is that diets high in fiber from grains increase the strength of the organism. Read More

10 tips for living with post-polio syndrome

The Mexican Organization for the Knowledge of the Late Effects of Polio (OMCETPAC) recommends a series of practical tips to facilitate the life and integration of people who already suffer or may suffer the late effects of polio and post-polio syndrome. The top 10 are: Read More

5 tips to care for the elderly

This August 28 is celebrated in Mexico on the day of the grandfather, who is a fundamental part in our lives. According to the Mexican Institute of Social Security (IMSS), between 30 and 50% of people over 65, who are independent and living in their home, have suffered at least one fall at home per year. Therefore, here we give you some advice, to protect them and take care of them, since they have done it for many years. So take note and treat them as they deserve: Read More

5 tips against osteoarthritis

The risk of contracting osteoarthritis occurs more frequently in older adults, although scientists believe that the cause also depends on the part of the body that is involved. Read More

5 tips to live with your granddaughters and grandchildren

The bond that exists between grandmothers, grandparents and their grandchildren and grandchildren is very special. For this reason, it is very important that you have the patience to live with them, since in addition to strengthening family ties, it is possible to have a good time. Here are some alternative activities that can be done to promote and strengthen the link between generations: 1.- Encourages the habit of reading. In addition to promoting love and taste for reading, they can live together more, interact and their union will become stronger. Read More

7 home remedies to fight aging

Aging is a normal fact of life, but if you want to stay young despite age, here are 7 natural components that help keep the body healthy. Carrots are rich in beta-carotene. Studies show that eating one a day can reduce aging, in addition to preventing many diseases. Carrots can be eaten raw, cooked, mixed in food or in a juice. Read More

7 tips to care for a bladder catheter

Bladder or urinary catheters are used to drain the bladder and a doctor may recommend its use in case of urinary incontinence (leakage or inability to control urination), urinary retention (being unable to empty the bladder when needed); surgery on the prostate or genitals, or other medical conditions such as multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury or dementia. Read More

8 tips for moving to a retirement home

Your elderly relatives are among the most important people in your life. When the time comes and they have to be moved to a retirement home, or if they live with you, remember to take special care. The elderly tend to be undoubtedly too sensitive with the fact of moving to another place. Therefore, it is important to consider the following tips to help you make the transition easier. Read More

5 recommendations for choosing a diaper for seniors

The health and hygiene of the elderly is of vital importance, so we give you five recommendations for you to learn how to choose the diaper for the elderly. Find out the details. 1.- Check the waist measurement data, to know if it corresponds to the needs of the patient. 2.- Read the label so you know the characteristics of the diaper. Read More

Older adults will work in 2010 Census

As older adults are an active and important part of society, the federal government included them as part of the work for the 2010 Census that will take place from May 31 to June 25, 2010. Directors of Inapam and INEGI agreed. in which older adults have work experience, since their knowledge and skills are important in every area of ​​work. Read More

Older adults prone to drink more

In recent years there has been a 163% increase in hospital admissions related to alcohol in adults over 65, more than in any other social segment in London, according to the NHS Information Center and figures published by the BBC Read More

Love after 65 years

The ability to love and the ability to be loved are the two basic conditions of the quality of life of the elderly. Read More

Goodbye to the denture

There are people who still think that losing their teeth is a natural stage of aging. This is a big lie. Oral care and hygiene in elderly people is, in fact, more delicate than in any other phase of life and should be done regularly to prevent painful diseases, loss of teeth and improper mastication. Read More

Low temperatures affect older people more

According to a research by the National Institute of Health and Medical Research of Paris (INSERM), although winter temperatures increase the blood pressure of the entire population, in the case of people in old age there is a greater susceptibility to said reaction. Read More

A simple fall can change your life

Over the years, the reflexes no longer work as before. A long series of changes in vision, hearing, muscle strength and coordination are occurring. Balance can also be affected by diabetes and heart disease, or by circulatory, thyroid or nervous system problems. Some medications can cause dizziness. In older people, any of these problems increases the likelihood of a fall and, of course, a fracture. Read More

Diaper change and incontinence clothes

There are transient or permanent diseases that force many adults to stay bedridden for a long time or, perhaps, for the rest of their days. Whether due to a neurological condition (such as senile dementias and cerebrovascular accidents), due to cardiopulmonary diseases, or as a result of a traumatic accident, among other causes, many patients have urinary and fecal incontinence problems that require them to use diapers to Adults. Read More

Keys to improve the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren

The grandparents are today the people in charge of taking care of the grandchildren, because the parents must go out to work. According to the "Guide on the influence of grandparents on healthy habits", it is vital that there are healthy behaviors in the family, since they are at the extremes of life and require specific care to take care of their health., tells you this August 28th Grandparent Day what these measures are. Read More

How to prevent heart attacks

Changes in strict diet and lifestyle can not prevent myocardial infarctions directly, but they can reverse the blockage of the arteries, according to a study that showed that a vegetarian diet, moderate exercise, a daily hour of yoga and meditation can reverse the Read More

How to find an institution for seniors

If you want to take care of an elderly relative, it is essential to understand that this is a full-time job and that sometimes you will not have the time to carry it out and more if it is an activity additional to your regular occupations. Read More