Although it is annoying to you, your sister’s humming may be a coping strategy for her, perhaps to help her cope with her feelings of anxiety and lack of control in her life. Humming, as well as other sorts of behaviors associated with Alzheimer’s disease, might become obsessive if the patient believes that it is relieving her distress.
In the United States, approximately 28 percent (14.7 million) of community-dwelling older persons live alone, with older males accounting for 21 percent and older women accounting for 34 percent. The proportion of persons who live alone grows with age (for example, among women under the age of 75, almost 44 percent live alone). How many […]
Changes in the body that occur as you get older might increase the likelihood of developing geriatric urine incontinence. According to the Urology Care Foundation, one out of every two women over the age of 65 may develop bladder leakage at some point in their lives. It can be brought on by normal aging, unhealthy […]