Shingles is a disease caused by the same virus as chickenpox. Shingles most often occur in people over the age of 50, and becomes more common the older you get. It can cause a painful rash, as well as a number of other complications that worsen as you age. Read on for all the information you need to better understand and manage shingles in seniors.
One of the most influential factors in successful ageing is healthy social engagement. Special occasions provide the perfect opportunity to create a sense of belonging and joy for the elderly. Here’s why seniors should keep celebrating.