Problems with Ageing Archive

Substance Abuse

A growing problem amongst the elderly, as reported by many sources, is substance abuse, the excessive or harmful use of substances, such as drugs. The

Dementia

Cognitive health in the elderly is often focused on a person's ability to think, learn and remember. Although the brain does often slow down with age,

Arthritis

Arthritis is a medical term which is often used to describe any disorder that affects joints, typically any symptoms that involve joint pain or stiffn

Malnutrition

A widespread problem with the elderly which is often overlooked, is malnutrition, a condition that comes from missing nutrients in the diet. It is eas