Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond

Suffering from a stroke can be a potentially life-threatening situation. It is imperative that medical attention is sought immediately. However, sometimes individuals don’t realize they’re experiencing a stroke, nor do family, friends, or bystanders. That is why it is so important to recognize the signs of a stroke and what you should do if you … Continue reading Recognizing Signs of a Stroke – and How to Respond

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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 … Continue reading Natural Methods for Managing Arthritis

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The United States of Stress: And What to Do About It

On a recent Sunday, I was scrolling through the plethora of television and movie options available to me on Apple TV and came across a documentary on HBO titled The United States of Stress.  The program is moderated by Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN fame and explores the empirical science that makes one finding abundantly … Continue reading The United States of Stress: And What to Do About It

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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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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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