Common Health Concerns for Seniors as They Age

As we age, there are many factors surrounding our health to consider. Mobility, immunity, cognitive ability and wellness can all help delay the common health problems that seniors face.

But even with taking the precautionary measures necessary, seniors face common health issues, due to a longer lifespan and the normal physical decline that comes with aging. This means some health concerns are natural.

Whether it’s the ravages of Alzheimer’s disease, the danger of falls or the seemingly routine occurrence of hearing loss, seniors should be aware of their risks. They should also explore ways to stay healthy, longer.

Find out more about 12 common health concerns faced by the elderly, and few ways to fight these concerns, all in the infographic below.

Common health concerns for seniors as they age


Resources for Senior Health & Wellness

It’s never to early to start taking care of your health through diet, exercise, and general mindfulness. However, a healthy lifestyle becomes more important as we age. Below are some additional resources for seniors that promote health and wellness:

Top 10 Chair Yoga Positions for Seniors

Senior Nutrition: Healthy Meals for the Elderly

7 Best Exercises for Seniors (and a few to avoid!)



Find a Community

For more information on retirement and senior housing options, reach out to a Senior Lifestyle community near you.