Medication can help older adults improve or maintain their health. The way medication affects a person can change as one gets older or when their health conditions varies. Public Health Nurse Patrick Nowak offers some tips.
There's still lots of summer left, so it's a good time to to get active. As we age, our bodies change in ways that can increase the risk of a fall. The best way to reduce your risk of falling is to be physically active, so you can stay independent and stay on your feet. Including physical activity also reduces blood pressure, reduces the risk of heart disease, and maintains bone density. Patrick Nowak explains.
After a person has suffered a concussion they may not be able to accurately assess their condition and they may think they are physically fit to return to the activity.