Category: Elderly

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Muscle Weakness in the Elderly Due To Quarantine

If you have grandparents, parents, or friends who have been isolated in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and independent living facilities, then you know they may be facing muscle weakness due to limited physical activity. Muscle weakness and overall deconditioning is a concern in the elderly at this time. So what can we do to help them? Call them frequently, utilize Zoom meetings to check in on them. Discuss their levels of physical activity with them. Ask them: Are you eating 3 meals a day or 6 small meals a day? Are you walking much, whether in the apartment, communal...