Shingles is a painful viral infection caused by the varicella-zoster virus, which is the same virus that causes chickenpox. Shingles are most common in older adults and those with weakened immune systems. Assisting a senior in dealing with shingles involves providing practical and emotional support to help them manage the symptoms of the infection. If
Do you notice that your elderly loved one is experiencing the holiday blues?
Thirty minutes of daily activity is recommended for older adults.