What Are the Biggest Health Issues and Concerns for Senior Men Today?

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 20, 2018 8:30:00 AM

Some men's health conditions are perpetually concerning, but do senior males need to worry more about prostate cancer, heart disease, and diabetes the older they get? This article explores some of the biggest health issues senior males face and how proper preventive care and guidance from your doctor can help manage or even prevent disease.

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Topics: health conditions, healthy living, patients, health tips

Tips for Providing Care to a Person with Alzheimer's

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 14, 2018 11:47:52 AM

Providing care for a person with Alzheimer's has unique challenges, so follow these tips to keep yourself supported, allow ample time for your tasks, create a safe environment, and grant independence to your patient when possible.

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Topics: health conditions, healthy living, patients, caregivers, health tips, caregiving

What is Osteoporosis: A Normal Part of Aging…or Not?

Posted by The CareSync Team

Jun 4, 2018 12:56:43 PM

What is osteoporosis? Many people believe osteoporosis is simply something you’re stuck with as you age, but is that really the case? In this article, we explore the definition of osteoporosis, what risk factors contribute to it, and whether or not you can take steps to prevent osteoporosis and bone loss.

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Topics: health conditions, healthy living, patients, health tips

Skin Cancer Self-Exams: Spot Skin Cancer Symptoms Early!

Posted by The CareSync Team

May 28, 2018 9:14:00 AM

Do you know how to perform a skin cancer self-exam? Do you know the answers to important skin cancer FAQs, such as is there really such a thing as needing to practice sun safety while driving? Remembering these tips and facts about skin cancer and self-exams can make a difference in helping you spot skin cancer symptoms early.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, health tips, cancer prevention

More Than Just Heartsick: The Connection Between Your Physical and Mental Health

Posted by Chantelle Marcelle

May 23, 2018 5:00:00 AM

Science and research support the notion that your mental health can have an effect on your physical health, so making sure to manage and monitor both your mental and physical health is important for feeling your best, especially if you have a chronic disease or condition.

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Topics: chronic conditions, patients, health tips, mental health

Will It Ever End?: Managing Your Mental Health While Living With Chronic Disease or Conditions

Posted by The CareSync Team

May 21, 2018 10:03:44 AM

When you’re living with chronic disease or multiple chronic conditions, you can spend a great deal of time worrying about your health and feeling overwhelmed as you try to tackle the symptoms of chronic disease. What can you do to help with managing your mental health when the pressures get to you and you feel like you’re at the end of your rope?

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Topics: chronic conditions, patients, health tips, mental health

A Doctor’s Appointment Checklist: How to Prepare for a Doctor’s Office Visit

Posted by The CareSync Team

May 10, 2018 12:00:20 PM

Time is of the essence during your doctor’s visit, but it’s important for both of you to get what you need from the appointment. Here is a doctor’s appointment checklist with several tips to ensure you’re prepared to make the most of your time during a doctor’s office visit.

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Topics: doctor's appointments, patients, health tips

Tips to Prevent Different Types of Urinary Incontinence and Improve Bladder Control

Posted by The CareSync Team

May 7, 2018 2:51:03 PM

Urinary incontinence can be troublesome and embarrassing, and it can keep you from doing the activities you love. But as this article describes, there are steps you can take to improve your bladder control and prevent different types of urinary incontinence.

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Topics: health conditions, healthy living, patients, health tips

New Medicare Cards are Coming to Fight Senior Scams: What to Know

Posted by Chantelle Marcelle

Apr 20, 2018 2:04:56 PM

New Medicare cards are being issued to beneficiaries as a measure by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to help prevent fraud against seniors. Get more information about what to expect following the announcement of this major change.

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Topics: Medicare, patients, health tips

The Dangers of Fad Diets and How They Can Be Harmful to Seniors

Posted by Sally Writes

Apr 17, 2018 9:48:29 AM

It’s easy to get swept up in the buzz surrounding a fad diet, but is it safe? Dropping weight too quickly can have consequences, but as this article explains, the dangers of fad diets may be more severe and especially harmful to seniors.

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Topics: healthy living, patients, health tips, healthy eating, diet

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