Relieving Pain Caused by Cancer Treatment

NJ Senior Health What causes cancer pain? Most pain is caused by the cancer itself. It often occurs because a tumor is pressing on nerves, organs or bones. How severe the pain is may depend on the type and extent of the cancer and your pain tolerance. Cancer treatments can also cause pain. For example, […]

Relaxation Techniques for the Elderly

NJ Senior Health & Fitness Relaxation techniques can reduce anyone’s stress level, including seniors.  Here are some good exercises for your elderly loved ones to consider: Tense the muscles in the body, one by one, then relax them, one by one. This technique takes the mind off of anxiety-provoking thoughts and images and enables one […]