Palliative care is a specialised type of care specifically for people with life-threatening illnesses or long-lasting diseases. Its main goal is to improve quality of life by providing physical and emotional relief from the symptoms, pain and stress that often come with the disease itself, and the curative treatment that goes with it
Osteoporosis is a degenerative disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle. Left untreated, bones can become so weak that even a cough or small movement can cause them to fracture. Find out more about osteoporosis, who is most likely to get it, and how you can help prevent it with these helpful facts.
There are many misconceptions when it comes to growing older. Senility, frailty, cognitive decline and more are all considered inevitable. The truth is however, many of these myths are not to be believed, and have been debunked by numerous studies.