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Myths About High Blood Pressure Symptoms


As we age, our risk increases of needing long-term or short-term care for certain health conditions. To prevent further health problems, it’s important to quickly diagnose and treat diabetes, body pain, high blood pressure, and depression in seniors. Recognizing the symptoms of high blood pressure can reduce your risk of heart disease, but be sure to be aware of these myths about high blood pressure symptoms. Myth: Hypertension Causes Headaches People with high blood pressure actually experience fewer headaches on average than people with normal blood pressure levels. The only evidence ...

What is Diabetic Retinopathy?


Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that damages the blood vessels in your retina. If you suffer from diabetes, it’s crucial to develop a diabetes management program with your assisted living community to prevent diabetes complications. Watch this video to learn more about the causes, symptoms, dangers, and prevention of diabetic retinopathy. A comprehensive diabetic care plan is the best way to prevent diabetes complications. If you’re in need of diabetic care in Kansas, our experienced nurses at Vintage Park Assisted Living Communities can help. Three of our ...

Common Senior Medications That Can Cause Incontinence


Whenever you begin taking medication as part of your diabetic care, or to manage another health condition, it’s important to pay attention to the medication’s potential side effects. These frequently prescribed senior medications can cause incontinence, which is a troubling and disruptive side effect. Some Medications for Hypertension Some medications for hypertension are alpha-blockers, which means that they lower your blood pressure by relaxing the walls of your blood vessels. This can also relax the urethra or bladder, making them difficult to control. If you experience ...

Chronic Pain In Seniors


Chronic pain is an epidemic in seniors, and particularly impacts seniors living in assisted living. Unfortunately, chronic body pain is often untreated due to it not being reported, since many will mistake the pain for part of the natural aging process. Treating chronic pain in seniors comes with special considerations. While over-the-counter medicines are a common treatment plan for chronic pain, there may be a higher than average risk for side effects in taking these medications regularly. Older patients respond to medications differently than younger ones, which is something that will be ...

Understanding Osteoporosis


Osteoporosis is a condition that causes bones to weaken and become frail—so much so that falls and even mild stress can result in a fractured bone. The condition shows no signs of symptoms until there is body pain, which could actually be a fracture. It is a condition that affects many people in assisted living. In this video, a rheumatologist explains osteoporosis. As you age, your risk for osteoporosis increases. However, one of the simplest ways to prevent weak bones is to ensure that your diet has enough calcium. Calcium intake plays a large role in developing osteoporosis and can be ...

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