Caring for an older loved one can be challenging, even burdensome, particularly if he or she is depressed. Caregivers who care for older adults who are depressed are more burdened and have poorer mental and physical health than those who care for elders who are not depressed, research shows.
The incidence of urinary incontinence (UI) in American nursing homes is high. According to recent studies, between 43% and 81% of nursing home residents in the United States have Urinary incontinence.
A program for family and friends caring for older people at home.
Scientists at the University of Western Ontario analyzed 13 studies conducted over a 30-year period to determine the effects of vitamin D on muscle strength, gait, and balance in older adults.