There is a typical family caregiver: a woman between the ages of 40 to 59 who are still raising young children at home while also providing some care for elder parents.
Osteoporosis affects millions of people who are then at greater risk for broken bones in the event of a fall. Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones that makes them weak and prone to breakage.
The words we choose to use each day can affect the feelings of those around us as well as our ability to successfully communicate with one another in all manner of relationships.
Chances are good that if a family member needs care it will be for Mom or Grandma. Statistics show that women live five to 10 years longer than men and in the centenarian population 85% are women.
Being healthy is a team effort. There are many reasons that individuals, companies, and communities all need to communicate and coordinate for overall better health for everyone.
When faced with helping a loved one make health decisions about their ongoing care, people can benefit by turning to an informed third party advocate, like a case or care manager.