Tag Archives: Psychological Problems

A Warning Sign: Sudden Weight Loss

Some senior citizens who used to be physically fit experience a sudden change in their respective weights. One day, a family member would just be shocked to see his grandfather as thin as his adolescent years’ body. Sometimes, weight loss is even accompanied by a certain paleness or frailness. Weight loss is a warning sign … Continue reading

Psychological Problems in Older Adults (Part 2)

Sexual dysfunctionOne of our many needs and desires is having sex. This primal necessity is in response to the natural selection for us to thrive as species. But once we grow old, we lose this desire in what is known as sexual dysfunction.Sexual dysfunction is called by many names including sexual malfunction and sexual disorder. … Continue reading

Psychological Problems in Older Adults (Part 1)

Aging does not only include the physical changes we witness in every wrinkling people in our lives. Sometimes, it brings along other changes such as emotional, mental and even psychological changes. There are a lot of alterations that goes on in the life of an older adult and in this blog; we will be tackling … Continue reading

What is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy has been our means of treating various diseases, injuries or deformities with the use of various physical methods like heat treatment, massage and exercise without the use of drugs and surgery. After a person experiences physical impairments, physical therapists will create a customized treatment plan in order to help make daily tasks easier … Continue reading

All You Need to Know about Speech Therapy for the Older Adults

Speech therapy is a new field of study in the medical field. Older adults equally benefit from this therapy and it has become a necessity for the elders have been suffering from the consequences brought to them by stroke or dementia. Being able to communicate well is significant no matter what age you are in. … Continue reading