What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis?
In the United States, 23 percent of all adults, or over 54 million people, have arthritis. It is a leading cause of disability. The annual direct medical costs are at least 81 billion. . . .READ THE REST
Older people and depression
Depression is more than just feeling sad or blue. It is a common but serious mood disorder that needs treatment. . . .READ THE REST
Using relaxation techniques to improve the health of older adults
Some health challenges common in older adults can be addressed by using relatively safe, simple, and effective relaxations techniques. Anxiety, depression, heart disease, high blood pressure, and rheumatoid arthritis all can be better managed by learning and applying relaxation techniques. And these same techniques are very helpful as well in combating the stress of those who act as caregivers for the elderly. . . .READ THE REST