Over 500,000 men and women took part in a health study in the United Kingdom. That field was narrowed down to 2,900 participants between the ages of 40 and 70. Of those, they found that 22 percent of the men and 10 percent of the women had a genetic condition called hemochromatosis.
These percentages were much higher than expected. It's led to concerns that hemochromatosis is happening more in people of European descent than originally believed.
What is Hemochromatosis?
Hemochromatosis is a blood disease ...
Some aging adults find that they're scared, angry, or confused about how their life is going. They may even be in pain or unable to articulate what is wrong. As a result, they can start to lash out with behavior that can be extremely difficult for someone who loves them to manage. This might include abusive language, physical abuse, and more.
You Can't Take it Personally
The first step in reframing your senior's upsetting behavior is to remember that even if it's ...