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Osteoporosis: What is it and how can senior care help my Foster City loved one?

Osteoporosis: What is it and how can senior care help my Foster City loved one?

You may not even think about it, but there’s “no bones about it” that osteoporosis is a dangerous condition.1 It can send seniors to the emergency room and make normal life very difficult. And yet, it can often go unnoticed. Foster City seniors and their families should be aware of this and take necessary precautionary measures to help offset the dangers of this treatable disease. One option is to hire a senior care provider to help with this.

Osteoporosis – 5 Ways to Support Recovery

Though bone mass naturally decreases with age, osteoporosis dramatically degrades bones in ways that are much more detrimental than mere bone loss. Osteoporosis actually thins the outside of the bones. It affects both men and women, though it affects women much more commonly than it affects men. There is so much that we can do to help to lessen the effects of osteoporosis so that it doesn't lead to a serious limitation of activity. The first thing that you have to do is to help your loved one to accept that osteoporosis is a reality and that there is something that you can do about it. 1. Get a Bone Density Test All women over the age of 65 and all men over the age of 70 should...