To answer this question, it is necessary to understand what a medical scheme is and how to access the right cover you need. The biggest challenge, and often how decisions are made, is how much membership of a medical scheme costs for you and your dependents.
Many very simple but very effective activities can be used for a Dementia patient. One of the most popular methods that have been proven extremely effective, is the use of therapy dogs.
The way our bodies handle medication, changes as we age. This science is called pharmacokinetics and describes the Absorption, Distribution, Metabolism and Excretion of medication, sometimes referred to as ADME reactions.
Sleep problems in the elderly are often mistakenly considered a normal part of ageing. Insomnia, the most common sleep disorder, is a subjective report of insufficient or non-restorative sleep despite adequate opportunity to sleep.
To prevent chronic diseases or catch them early, visit your doctor regularly for preventive services and take control of your own health. A pro-active approach to health is the way to go.
There are various forms of Dementia, but one thing has been proven, with regards to non-medicinal solutions, there are very simple and effective activities that one can implement to give quality of life to the loved one with Dementia.
In South Africa the concept of creating a “hospital at home” is finding traction fast and intravenous drip treatment is already being administered frequently at home.
The bathroom layout, its design, fixtures, and fittings are probably one of the most important spaces within a dwelling where one should maximise access and minimise risks.
The goal of cancer screening is to detect cancer at an early stage when it can still potentially be cured. Earlier diagnosis results in better chances of survival and reduced number of deaths.
The changes experienced as you age are something nobody can adequately prepare you for. Some of these physical changes include weakness, problems with balance, immobility, and stiff joints, all affecting your quality of life.