Nutrition Tips for Seniors to Live Longer – and Healthier – Lives

Nutrition Tips for Seniors to Live Longer – and Healthier – Lives

“You are what you eat.” That saying is just as true for seniors as it is for growing children, but seniors don’t always make the best choices when it comes to nutrition. For many older individuals, the work that goes into preparing healthy meals is sacrificed in favor of convenience, which often leads to less … Continue reading Nutrition Tips for Seniors to Live Longer – and Healthier – Lives

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Seniors and Mental Fitness – Keeping the Brain Sharp in the Golden Years

Seniors and Mental Fitness – Keeping the Brain Sharp in the Golden Years

Making sure seniors stay physically active is important, but ensuring mental fitness among the aging population is just as crucial. Cognitive impairment affects as much as 25% of individuals over the age of 70, while more than five million people in the United States alone suffer from Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Cures for … Continue reading Seniors and Mental Fitness – Keeping the Brain Sharp in the Golden Years

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Nine Tips to Make Your Senior’s Home “Fall-Proof”

Nine Tips to Make Your Senior's Home “Fall-Proof”

Nearly two-million older individuals in the United States visit emergency rooms each year to receive treatment for fall-related injuries. Debilitating hip fractures happen frequently, but that’s not the whole story – terrible back injuries and fractures to hands, feet ankles and other parts of the body happen with shocking regularity among the senior community. One … Continue reading Nine Tips to Make Your Senior’s Home “Fall-Proof”

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Helping Seniors Handle Grief and Loss

Helping Seniors Handle Grief and Loss

Losing people in one’s life is never easy, but we tend to think that when people of a certain age pass away, it’s okay because that person experienced a rich, full life. But what about the people who are left behind – the spouses, the best friends and the morning coffee-club conversation partners? When seniors … Continue reading Helping Seniors Handle Grief and Loss

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Seniors and Modern Technology – Bridging the Gap

Seniors and Modern Technology – Bridging the Gap

With each passing year, more and more people can say that they’ve lived most of their lives in a world where the presence of amazing digital technology is the norm. Most millennials have never had to dial a rotary phone – in fact, the term “dialing” is something of a throwback that many people will … Continue reading Seniors and Modern Technology – Bridging the Gap

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