Approximately 85 percent of older adults have at least one chronic health condition, and 60 percent have at least two chronic conditions, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. For many older people, coping with multiple chronic conditions is a real challenge. Learning to manage a variety of treatments while maintaining quality of life can be problematic. People with chronic conditions may have different needs, but they also share common challenges with other older adults, such as paying for care or navigating the complexities of the healthcare system. Clinicians can play an important role in educating patients and families about chronic health conditions and can connect them with appropriate community resources and services.
4 Specialized Dating Sites for People With Health Concerns
Dating Someone With Fibromyalgia or ME/CFS
For people with IBD, dating can be difficult. It was right after college graduation, when my boyfriend and I were navigating a long-distance relationship while trying to find our footing in the real world. For months, he had talked about our future together and about his love for me. But when I ended up in the hospital after a weeks-long bout of excruciating abdominal pain , high fevers, and fatigue, he was nowhere to be seen. The good news: I finally learned what was causing my symptoms. He was only an hour and a half away.
Finding love online, despite health problems
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