Incontinence is a common condition affecting approximately 13 million Americans (possibly more because many of those living with it may feel shame, embarrassment or anxiety, and do not feel comfortable discussing the topic). It is estimated that the 70% of people with incontinence don’t seek help for their problem. Needing help and being vulnerable is something that is hard to accept for many people, especially those who have played the role of caregiver throughout their lifetime, making it even more difficult to accept care for themselves.
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What’s Your Memorial Day Destination This Year?
Memorial Day is the U.S. holiday dedicated to honoring the lives lost of the military men and women who proudly served our country to protect our freedoms.
The Sassy Classics, a dazzling group of women between the ages of 67 and 87, light up stages across North Carolina with their rockette-style dance moves. Their age doesn’t slow them down; in fact, they encourage other women in their golden years to get up and move. Even if you move slowly, or your joints stick a little, the important thing is to keep moving.
Experiencing indigestion ruins the best of meals. While you’d love to chat with your dining companions about the amazing pasta dish you just had, a sour tummy relegates you to the restroom instead. Enjoying a warm cup of tea after a meal soothes an upset stomach and alleviate general discomforts such as gas or bloating. Not only do these tea elixirs aid in digestion, they are also easy to make and quite tasty!
The number of people in the United States ages 65 an older will double to be around 80 million by 2040. As human life expectancy continues to rise and the aging population continues to grow, older adults tend to put more thought into where they want to live as they age.
Whether you’re a new mom, an active senior, or anyone else who struggles with incontinence, you may find some relief in Yoga poses. For centuries, yoga has been shown to strengthen core muscles, help provide mental focus and clarity, and ease aches and pains that come from compressed muscles.