Health & Wellness

Three generations outside
March 27th, 2023

What Are the Early Warning Signs of Parkinson’s Disease?

Almost one million Americans live with Parkinson’s disease, and about 60,000 are diagnosed with it each year.[i] Both men and women develop Parkinson’s disease, though data from the National Institute on Aging[ii] show that it affects about 50% more men than women. Most people develop Parkinson’s disease symptoms around age 60. Making a Parkinson’s disease Read more >>

Couple walking dog
March 7th, 2023

Age Well: Spend More Time Outside

Being Outside Can Be Good for Your Health. You can read more useful articles and advice on our blog.

Couple hiking in Fall
March 1st, 2023

Healthy Aging: 8 Ways to Stay Active All Year

The changing seasons provide new opportunities to be active. We compiled a list of ideas for staying mentally, socially, and physically active all year long. Remember, always talk to a health professional before starting a new exercise or fitness activity.   2 Spring Activities for Seniors Spring is a great time to get outside. Here Read more >>

Man playing chess
February 5th, 2023

4 Memory Exercises for Adults

We know keeping our bodies active is important to aging well. But did you know it’s just as important to exercise our brains? Frequently engaging in cognitive activities – playing memory games and doing cognitive exercises encourages new growth in our brains[i] and has been shown to slower late-life cognitive decline.[ii] What exercises for seniors Read more >>

Seniors walking in winter
February 2nd, 2023

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

It can be difficult for anyone to stay active when the weather is cold. But for our older family members, it is tempting to do nothing at all. Of course, falling is always a concern for seniors. Safety is always the main focus when it comes to winter activities. But, there are ways to keep Read more >>

Man and Woman Buying Vegetables
January 9th, 2023

Aging Well: Best Foods for Brain Wellness

Aging well: Best foods for brain wellness By Margot Carmichael Lester   “Most of the general public either believe that there’s nothing you can do about the aging brain – it’s inevitable – or that fish oil is the only nutritional supplement that helps brain health. Neither is true!” notes Mary Ann Lila, PhD, director Read more >>

14 Strength, Flexibility & Balance Exercises for Seniors
December 8th, 2022

14 Strength, Flexibility & Balance Exercises for Seniors

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related death for Americans 65 and older, according to data from the CDC.1 Luckily, there are many ways to lower the likelihood of taking a tumble and increase your ability to recover. Two of the most effective are: Exercises. One of the main risk factors is poor strength and balance.2 There Read more >>

Grandmother & granddaughter valentine's day
December 6th, 2022

Bad Heart Habits to Break

The human heart can be compared to a motor or engine, as it pumps and distributes blood throughout the body. Every single organ in your body relies on a healthy heart to perform optimally. If you don’t care for your heart, you may be more susceptible to heart and circulation disorders such as coronary heart Read more >>

Doctor’s Visit Checklist Helps Relieve the Stress of Doctor’s Appointments
November 21st, 2022

Seniors, Pneumonia Prevention and Care

Pneumonia is a respiratory infection that causes the inflammation of the tiny air sacs in the lungs, known as the alveoli. The inflamed alveoli outpour fluid to the infected parts of the lung, causing decreased blood flow to the affected portion. While pneumonia affects all people, the elderly, children, and persons with choric conditions tend Read more >>

Man and Woman Buying Vegetables
October 31st, 2022

Proper Diet for Seniors with Diabetes

It can be difficult to eat properly for almost anyone. For seniors with diabetes, it can be a real challenge. Often, they don’t feel like eating or don’t like what is being offered. It can be difficult to monitor what seniors are eating, so their diet starts with what they have access to. The main Read more >>

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