Coronavirus (COVID-19) can infect anyone, but it’s older adults ages 60 and older that are at higher risk of a more serious illness due to the virus. More is being learned every day about this new disease and we want to keep our aging population updated as much as possible.
Guest post by Teresa Greenhill of Mental Health For Seniors
Depression can be a devastating issue for anyone, but for seniors, it can affect their quality of life and lead to multiple mental and physical issues. While there are many causes — such as loneliness, illness, and mental health disorders — depression is often difficult to self-diagnose and can occur with other issues, meaning it’s important to find good healthcare with a professional who can help.
Seniors Can Get a Better Night’s Sleep with These Helpful Tips
Contributed by Karen Weeks of Elder Wellness
If you’re a senior who is having trouble getting to sleep at night, you’re not alone. However, you could be harming your health. Sleep is essential in preserving healthy processes in your brain and body, so getting enough needs to be among your top priorities. When getting rest seems to be a problem, try these solutions to get a better night’s sleep.
CFMC Commits to Chronic Disease Management
Caswell Family Medical Center (CFMC) has been committed to providing access to health care for over 38 years. CFMC has been recognized as a state and national leader in terms of helping patients manage the effects of Diabetes.
Diabetes workshop a success at CFMC
A six-week “Living Healthy with Diabetes” workshop conducted by the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging was held at Caswell Family Medical Center in Yanceyville, NC recently. Adrienne Calhoun, Assistant Director of Caswell’s Area Agency on Aging headed up the workshop.