Musculoskeletal Disease in seniors. (Bone Density

Bone density disease in seniors
Musculoskeletal Disease in seniors. (Bone Density)

Musculoskeletal Disease in seniors. (Bone Density)

In this post, I will be looking at bone density one of the Musculosketial diseases that can affect us.

Bone is made mostly of collagen, a protein that is woven into a flexible framework.

Bone also contains calcium phosphate and calcium carbonate, minerals that add strength and harden the framework.

The combination of calcium and collagen gives the bone its strength and flexibility.

The flexibility (or ability to withstand stress) of the bone protects it from breaking.

Bone is strong because of calcium, but bone also acts as a storehouse for calcium.

In fact, more than 99% of the body’s calcium is contained in the bones and teeth. The remaining 1% is in the blood.

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When Do You Know Its Time For an Assisted living ( If These Signs Are Present, It’s Time)

If these signs are present its time for assisted living.
When do you know its time for assisted living

Do you have loved ones that you are caring for and you are beginning to feel burnt out and stressed or is providing care is more than you can handle, then maybe it’s time to consider an assisted living facility.

What is assisted living?

Assisted living is a facility that provides seniors with assistance while allowing them to maintain as much privacy and independence as possible.

There are different names that are used to describe assisted living facility it can be described as an assisted living residence or assisted living community.

But whatever its called these facilities provides care and assistance with their daily task like assisting to bathe, dress, a reminder to take medications and whatever ADL they may need.

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