According to recent studies, by 2030, the number of people with ages 65 or more will represent 20 percent of the population. Currently 13 percent of the U.S citizens are of this age. The number of the people over the age of 85 will increase more than 50 percent. Even so, the number of nursing homes dropped 9 percent in 9 years, from 2000 to 2009. It seems that fewer and fewer nursing homes are being built as well.
Money Problems Led to This Situation
The Fiscal Times and the Kaiser Family Foundation conducted the research which the revealed that the situation of the nursing homes is bad. It seems that the reason why the number of...
As we age, certain activities become more difficult to perform, and sleeping is one of them. According to the specialists these changes occur after the age of 40. After that age, the odds of suffering of at least one sleep problem are very high. Many people experience various sleep disorders and insomnia on a regular basis. As people get older, their sleeping pattern changes. Many experience a fragmented sleep, which prevents them from being fully rested.
Insomnia can be triggered by Numerous Factors
There are various reasons why people over a certain age have sleep problems. Medications can lead to sleeping problems. Some drugs...
There are lots of cases when couples who are over the age of 50, quit having sex, or even if they do it, they do it very rare. They might feel tired; they might not feel in the mood, the reasons are varied. People might feel pains and aches which can influence one’s life. Experts have stated that in order to be able to have sex without pains, it is advisable to take anti-inflammatory pills one hour before doing the deed.
Try new things
There are cases when making love, or sex, causes some discomforts. Some positions might put pressure on the back, the neck, and so on, and in time, the pain can get unbearable. One of the ways...
It is pretty interesting to work from home, because you have total freedom. You are the one who establishes a schedule, and you do not need to worry about the distance to work, about what you are going to wear, and so on. There are various jobs from home people can get if they want to make some extra money. There are many who have a permanent home job, and who manage to live just fine.
What options do we have?
One of the home jobs people can get is the translator-interpreter. As you can imagine, in order becoming a translator, or an interpreter, or even both, you need to know the foreign language very well. It is very...
Researchers studying mice in California were able to transform skin cells into cells which grow into the main sections of the brain. The findings were reported in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. According to the results, the experiment skipped the middle stem cell stage. The researchers stated that the discovery is very important, as it could lead to lots of medical uses in the future. The researchers would need to conduct additional tests in order to be able to use the procedure on human skin.
The Stem Cells Have Various Functions
The stem cells are considered to be very useful for various purposes. The...
Being single in your 40s is not something so bad. Your kids are all grown up, they can take care of themselves and you have the house all for yourself. You also have the money you always needed, you have quite some free time at your hands. What do you do? You take some time off from everything that has been going on in your life and you go on vacation. Probably in the last couple of years you have been trying to get a break from everything and couldn’t. Well, it is about time you did something about it.
Vacations are Helpful
No matter what you are going through right now, a vacation from everything is the best way of getting...
It is a widely known fact that women who are past their 40s are going through a phase called menopause. Although it is quite natural for women around the age of 50 to hit menopause, when it happens earlier it may be because of all the household products used throughout time, according to a study made on the issue.
It is very important for women past the age of 40 to understand what menopause is and how it works. During the early stages of menopause the ovaries cease to function completely and there are a few symptoms which virtually any woman has, but there are also symptoms which can differ from woman to woman. For instance,...