Health issues often dominate the lives of seniors. Are seniors accepting accountability for their health? One healthcare provider made the point that while technology continues to improve, some are missing the bigger point.
The notion that we can live our lives as we want, and then rely on the healthcare system to fix us when we have problems, is the ultimate act of personal deception.
That is the view of Dr Robert Masson writing in a recent issue of Growing Bolder.
The idea that medicine can solve all our problems, even when we fail to make personal behavior changes, is seriously impacting the lives of many.
Dr. Masson makes the point that even as the healthcare industry is advancing, people must make changes if they expect to stay or get healthy.
Among changes one could cite are, to stop smoking when you have breathing issues or worse, and to stop drinking adult beverages when your liver is failing. [Continue Reading]