Disease—osteoporosis, non-insulin dependent diabetes, hypertension, ischaemic heart disease, stroke, anxiety, depression, colon cancer
Disability—caused by intermittent claudication, angina pectoris, heart failure asthma, chronic bronchitis, age related weakness
Problems—Arthritic pain, poor sleep, falls, fractures
Immobility—can cause faecal impaction, deep vein thrombosis, gravitational oedema
Isolation—can cause loneliness or depression or both
Which is why at my ripe old age, I am planning to teach other equally ripe students. Please get in touch with me directly if you fancy coming along.