Health & Wellness

Women walking on boardwalk
August 17th, 2023

Enhancing Arthritis Comfort through Exercise

Living with arthritis can be a challenging experience, often accompanied by persistent pain and restricted mobility. However, there are effective exercises that can offer relief and enhance the flexibility of your affected joints, potentially transforming your daily routine. Prior to embarking on any exercise regimen, it is vital to consult your healthcare professional to ensure Read more >>

Grandmother & granddaughter gardening
July 20th, 2023

Benefits of Volunteering for Senior Health

As we enter retirement, life tends to slow down. Aging can further decrease our activity levels due to health issues, mobility constraints, or sensory impairments. However, staying active and engaged is crucial for senior well-being, and volunteering offers a wonderful opportunity to find purpose and maintain community connections. Combat Loneliness Seniors living alone often experience Read more >>

Grandparents on beach
July 6th, 2023

The Significance of Vitamin D for Senior Health

As we age, our nutritional requirements undergo changes, and our bodies become more vulnerable. Our bones can become brittle, our vision and hearing may weaken, and our dietary preferences might not be the same as before. In this context, ensuring an adequate intake of vitamin D becomes crucial for seniors. Vitamin D plays a vital Read more >>

June 19th, 2023

The Impact of Allergies on Senior Health

Allergies can develop and worsen over time, becoming more challenging to manage as we age. For seniors, allergies can lead to uncomfortable symptoms and even more serious health conditions. In this article, we will explore how allergies can affect seniors and discuss potential coping strategies. Symptoms and Challenges Allergies in seniors can manifest in various Read more >>

Senior couple swimming
June 6th, 2023

Why Swimming is a Great Form of Exercise for Seniors

Exercise is important through every stage of our lives. As we age, certain physical activities become more difficult, if not impossible. All too often, when it gets too difficult, people just stop trying. Physical exercise is proven to be a great way to protect seniors from falling or  being injured from falls. Physical activity is Read more >>

Mother and daughter hugging
April 13th, 2023

Balancing Caregiving and Self-Care: Tips for Staying Positive

As a caregiver, you play an important role in the lives of those you care for, but it’s also essential to prioritize your own well-being. Maintaining a positive outlook can help you stay energized and focused, even when the demands of caregiving become overwhelming. Practice Mindfulness Mindfulness involves being fully present and engaged in the Read more >>

Man and woman brushing teeth
April 10th, 2023

Tips to Improve Dental Hygiene for Seniors

If your aging parent or loved one seems to be slacking off on their dental hygiene, it’s actually quite common. Their teeth may be sensitive or painful to brush, or they may just forget. Even if they have dentures, it is vital that they take care of them. If their teeth or dentures are not Read more >>

older woman and nurse
April 3rd, 2023

Causes of Hearing Loss in Seniors

As we age, many of our senses begin to fade. Hearing loss is quite common in seniors and can start as early as age 60. This can deteriorate more each year until we need some type of hearing aid or device. As hearing starts to fail, many people don’t do anything about it until they Read more >>

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 >>

Grandparents and grandchildren on a picnic
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.

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