Did you get a chance to visit with family this holiday season? With all the hustle and bustle of planning family gatherings, you may not have had time to reflect on the health and wellbeing of your older relatives. Were they behaving in a way that’s different from usual? Changes in behavior can often indicate
Anyone who currently lives with a furry friend like a dog or cat already knows that having a relationship with an animal brings all sorts of rewards with it, and that’s not just our opinion; multiple published studies have backed up the idea that owning a pet can provide much-needed companionship, can be good for
For many seniors, “aging in place” can provide the freedom and comfort they desire in their golden years. Unfortunately, that freedom can be a double edged sword; living alone can raise important safety concerns, especially when it comes to falls. Falling down in the home may not seem that dangerous but it’s actually the leading
The new year is upon us, and however you decide to welcome in 2019, do it with open arms. The end of one year and the beginning of a new one always gives us an opportunity to hit the reset button on goals we hoped to achieve this past year but were not able to.
Keeping movement going on a daily basis can get harder as people age. Small tasks like stretching, getting out of bed, walking stairs, navigating home life, working in the yard – many of us are not able to perform these activities as efficiently or easily as we get older. But with the right exercises, you can
It’s never to late to develop great eating habits. In fact, it matters more than ever for Seniors. Starting later in life is still great for your health. Making the commitment to eat and age well will also make you feel better and most likely result in better doctor’s visits. Developing a few good habits now,