Senior Health

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Medicine tips for seniors: questions to ask, how to avoid an overdose

People age 65 and older take more prescription and over-the-counter medicines than any other age group. Older people take more medicine because as a group tend to have more long-term, chronic illnesses such as arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. Because older people may have a number of health problems or issues at …

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urinary incontinence

Senior health: urinary incontinence in women and men

Urinary incontinence is an inability to hold your urine until you are able to release it in a toilet. More than 13 million people in the United States have incontinence. Incontinence is usually temporary, and it always results from another medical condition. Incontinence is treatable and often curable at all ages. Who Experiences Incontinence? Women …

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