The 4th of July is one of everyone’s favorite holidays. With parades, picnics, fireworks and pools- why wouldn’t it be? Well, if you’re a senior with limited mobility, you might not look forward to July 4th as much as some people! Here are some ideas for staying inside with your favorite senior on Independence Day! Have […]
My dads dementia makes it hard to communicate- what can I do? Many caregivers have learned that as someone’s dementia gets worse, communicating effectively gets harder and more frustrating. For everyone. Believe it or not, most of the time it is not the fault of the person with dementia! As dementia progresses so does a […]
Many seniors never see a podiatrist until something happens. Broken bones are not an uncommon complaint because bones lose calcium as we age. While not everyone can expect broken bones, foot problems tend to increase and can often be the early signs of a serious illness like diabetes. does a number on people’s muscles, ligaments, tendons, and bones which can mean an increased need for podiatric attention
When people age, some common issues that may occur are bone density loss, dry skin, poor circulation, and even rough brittle nails. These issues may also affect your foot health without care.
It is important to take care of your feet because feet that are injured or diseases can affect your overall health and having painful feet hinders your ability to do daily activities. Remember- good foot health means you can have a more active lifestyle.
To learn more about taking care of our aging feet, come to the Lunch & Learn at Stow-Glen on June 16th with Dr. Nicholas Campitelli, click the picture for more information!