Exercise and Seniors: The Links Between Physical Activity and Alzheimer’s Prevention

When it comes to experiencing good health, exercise is vital, regardless of age. For seniors, though, exercise can be especially beneficial for keeping injuries and illnesses away, boosting mental health, improving flexibility and balance and maintaining independence. Poor mobility — or a complete lack of it — is a common factor that prevents seniors from … Continue reading Exercise and Seniors: The Links Between Physical Activity and Alzheimer’s Prevention

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Companionship Services and the Psychological Benefits of Senior Care

When it comes to the lives of seniors, depression and isolation are major concerns. As people get older they often become less mobile, causing them to have less interaction with friends, family members and the communities that surround them. If they do not drive or have trouble getting from place to place, they are also … Continue reading Companionship Services and the Psychological Benefits of Senior Care

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Why you Should Hire Only a Licensed Senior Service Company

Whether you can’t be there to care for your senior loved one, or you are looking for extra support to enable you to continue with other areas of your home and professional life, home caregiving or companionship assistance can help. It’s very easy to become overwhelmed and stretched in too many directions. You want to … Continue reading Why you Should Hire Only a Licensed Senior Service Company

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Social Media Opens Up a Whole New World for Aging Individuals

Social Media Opens Up a Whole New World for Aging Individuals

What does it mean for you to be socially active? If you’re like many people in our digital age, it means a combination of interactions in groups, with other individuals face-to-face and with friends and family members over the phone in addition to interactions experienced through texting, video chatting and — especially — through social … Continue reading Social Media Opens Up a Whole New World for Aging Individuals

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Seniors and Prescription Drug Misuse — Seeing the Signs

Seniors and Prescription Drug Misuse — Seeing the Signs

Prescription drug misuse is a serious problem around the world, affecting all kinds of people. From the rich to the impoverished and from all walks of life, people aren’t always immune to misuse. Misuse happens for a number of reasons, from confusion about prescription recommendations to an inability to handle unpleasant side effects. In some … Continue reading Seniors and Prescription Drug Misuse — Seeing the Signs

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