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Healthy Ageing

Factors Affecting Emotional Changes Among Elderly

Introduction Aging is another stage of life such as childhood, adolescence or adulthood. People age differently and experience aging differently based on genetic factors, lifestyle and personal attitudes. Aging means various changes in term of physical, psychological, relationships, social, environment, situation, behavior, spiritual, and intellectual. Everyone adjusts to aging differently. …

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Hearing Loss in Golden Age

Hearing loss is one of the most common chronic conditions reported by elderly. The estimated prevalence of significant hearing impairment among people over the age of 65 is approximately 30 percent and among people over the age of 70 exceeds 50 percent. Because of the process is a gradual, person …

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Bone

Bone is a dynamic tissue which is being replaced and remodelled throughout life. The necessary equilibrium between bone production and resorption becomes unbalanced in later life. The result is a gradual and progressive loss of bone after the age of 35.

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Muscle

After the age of 30, the number and size of muscle fibres progressively decline, resulting in a decrease of skeletal muscle mass and thus lean body mass. This process is termed “sarcopenia”.

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Joints

Joint movements are slow with age because of changes within the joints. Reaction time is also slower because of changes in the central nervous system where time lapse between the brain receiving the signal and the person responding to the signal increases with age.

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Prostat

Pengenalan Prostat ialah kelenjar kecil dan bulat di dalam sistem reproduktif lelaki yang terletak di pangkal pundi kencing di hadapan usus besar. Fungsi utamanya ialah mengeluarkan air mani yang membantu pergerakan sperma daripada buah zakar keluar melalui pancutan daripada saluran uret ra dan zakar. Kelenjar prostat biasanya membesar selaras dengan …

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Prostate

Most prostate enlargement does not give rise to any symptom. Patients may have symptoms with increased frequency of passing urine, urgency and sometimes the inability to control urine. It occurs when the prostate becomes enlarge and blocks the passage of urine.

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Bladder

Older people may be less able to delay urination after they first sense a need to urinate. The bladder muscles may contract sporadically, apart from any need to urinate. The bladder muscles weaken. As a result, more urine is left in the bladder after urination is finished.

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