The Bad News
- The enamel on our teeth eventually decays as does the blood supply to our roots and our production of saliva. Plus as a result of things below, our ability to care for our teeth diminishes
- Our blood vessels get harder (with calcium) and our heart has to work harder and thickens while other muscles thin
- Arthritis sets in. We have 29 joints in each hand and they weaken
- Our brains shrink and make use more susceptible to damage if we hit our heads
- Our supplies run out: Hair pigment runs out and we go grey. Our skin looses it's ability to leans and we get spots
- There are many more and they add up...
The Good News
"Shout Out" to Geriatricians
What Should We Think About?
- How can our caregivers decrease fall risk?
- In the same manner that people who see geriatricians are less likely to be depressed, can the companionship aspect of home care deliver the same result?
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