Fun Summer Activities to Do with Seniors

That chill in the air is officially gone, and warm weather is here to stay! Summer is a great opportunity for seniors to get out and about and enjoy some fresh air. Plus, the kids are out of school, so it allows for more flexibility in getting the family together. Schedule some fun events and … Continue reading Fun Summer Activities to Do with Seniors

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Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Breathing is an essential part of life. When it becomes difficult or you are short of breath, it can make daily activities more challenging and impact your quality of life. Individuals living with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD often know this all too well. Finding the right support can play an integral role in … Continue reading Living with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

Spending time outdoors can be a great way to shake off the last of the winter blues and soak up the sun, but as the weather gets nicer, allergy season often gets worse. Dealing with seasonal allergies is no picnic, and it can be especially difficult for seniors who often have underlying health conditions that … Continue reading Summer Safety for Seniors with Allergies

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Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

With nicer weather settling in, it’s hard to resist the temptation to go outside and enjoy the warmth and sunshine. It can also be a great opportunity to shift your workouts outdoors for not only a change of scenery, but also a change in activity. Switch things up and try some different exercises that you … Continue reading Summer Fitness: Moving Exercise Outdoors

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Natural Methods for Managing Arthritis

One of the common challenges seniors face as they get older is managing arthritis. Unbeknownst to many, “arthritis” is actually a term that encompasses more than 100 different types of joint pain and disease; it is not just one single disease. It often involves swelling, pain, and decreased mobility in the joints and can range from … Continue reading Natural Methods for Managing Arthritis

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How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability

Aside from living on their own, another task that many seniors associate with independence is driving. They are often reluctant to give up the car keys because they want to continue being able to come and go as they please. However, there comes a time when this is no longer a safe option and they … Continue reading How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability

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How Allergies Can Affect Seniors

Chances are, if you battled allergies as an adolescent and adult, you’ll also have them as a senior. However, there are also instances where seniors develop new allergies which may be attributed to changes in their health and hormones. Scientists are not entirely sure what causes allergies to come and go, but they do know … Continue reading How Allergies Can Affect Seniors

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6 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer for Seniors

Spring is on the way, and that means getting out and about to enjoy the warmer weather. It’s a time to start gardening, golfing, and playing with grandkids at the park. However, in order to make the most of this time, seniors need to be feeling strong and able to navigate their surroundings. Hiring a … Continue reading 6 Benefits of Hiring a Personal Trainer for Seniors

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Improving Long-Distance Caregiving

It is not always possible to live close to an aging parent, especially if they want to age in place. If you have moved away, and they are adamant about staying in their own home rather than moving to a nearby assisted living community, nursing home, or in with you, it can require some strategic … Continue reading Improving Long-Distance Caregiving

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Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

When the weather turns colder and daylight is shorter, many seniors tend to spend more time indoors. However, this can also mean becoming more sedentary and isolated. Even in winter, it is important to maintain regular physical activity and stimulate the mind too. This not only boosts health, it can help you to feel better … Continue reading Healthcare Spotlight: Staying Active in Winter

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