Aging and the Senses: How to Deal With Loss

Aging and the Senses: How to Deal With Loss

It usually starts to become noticeable as middle age approaches — hearing clearly in conversations becomes more difficult; reading requires more effort and glasses become essential for adequate vision. The diminishment of hearing and vision are common for everyone, but these changes are generally accepted as a natural part of the aging process. And most … Continue reading Aging and the Senses: How to Deal With Loss

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Take a Walk! Five Major Benefits for Seniors

Take a Walk! Five Major Benefits for Seniors

When it comes to staying healthy in one’s senior years, the importance of regular exercise cannot be overstated. Exercise keeps the body young and strong, and it can even improve mood and mental health. Unfortunately, appropriate exercise routines for seniors are difficult to find. As people age, their bodies change, lose power and experience diminished … Continue reading Take a Walk! Five Major Benefits for Seniors

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Seniors Staying Social for Better Health

Seniors Staying Social for Better Health

As people grow older, it becomes increasingly difficult for them to maintain healthy social lives. Children grow up and leave home. Friends and family members move to different parts of the world. Spouses and peers pass away. Basically, the typical senior’s social network has a way of breaking down naturally, which is why it’s so … Continue reading Seniors Staying Social for Better Health

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Keeping Seniors Comfortable in a Noisy World

Keeping Seniors Comfortable in a Noisy World

When the world is loud, it’s very difficult to focus and pay attention. Unfortunately, the world seems to be getting louder and noisier by the day. This creates particular difficulty for seniors, many of whom have experienced hearing loss. Sounds blend together when they are in the midst of groups of people or are simply … Continue reading Keeping Seniors Comfortable in a Noisy World

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Depression and Aging: Is It Normal?

Depression and Aging: Is It Normal?

When many people think about aging and the aging process, they assume that depression is a normal, routine part of growing old. While it’s true that many seniors become depressed in their later years, the two things are actually not related. In fact, depression in old age is not normal. Seniors can avoid depression and … Continue reading Depression and Aging: Is It Normal?

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