Fitness Technology for Active Seniors: Does it Work?

Technology rules our modern world, and one of the areas where tech is really having a huge impact is in the world of fitness. We are all, by now, familiar with devices like smartphones and tablets, but devices like wearable fitness trackers and heart-rate monitors are becoming as common as wristwatches and baseball caps. People … Continue reading Fitness Technology for Active Seniors: Does it Work?

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Seniors and Healthy Heart Care — 3 Essential Tips

Seniors and Healthy Heart Care -- 3 Essential Tips

The human body is an amazing machine that’s made up of a number of amazing parts. An array of complicated systems operates like clockwork to ensure that the body keeps moving through life, and the heart is chief among the physiological components that make it all happen. These days, people around the world are much … Continue reading Seniors and Healthy Heart Care — 3 Essential Tips

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Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine — Can They Really Help Seniors?

“Alternative” medicine is becoming increasingly popular in our culture. In fact, it’s entered the mainstream discussion of medicine and healing in a big way over the course of the last several years. As a result, more and more people are becoming interested in treatments like acupuncture. Even seniors are getting interested in so-called alternative medicine, … Continue reading Acupuncture and Alternative Medicine — Can They Really Help Seniors?

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8 Top Tips to Help Seniors Prevent Slips and Falls

Fall-Prevention Awareness: 3 Tips to Help Seniors Find Balance

Slips, trips and falls are responsible for a large number of serious injuries among adults aged 65 and older. Even the most healthy and active seniors can become injured or incapacitated by an unfortunate slip or fall incident, which is why it’s so important for caregivers, family members and loved ones to be able to … Continue reading 8 Top Tips to Help Seniors Prevent Slips and Falls

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Exercise and the Elderly — Good for the Body and the Brain

Exercise and the Elderly — Good for the Body and the Brain

For older individuals, regular exercise can help the body maintain strength and flexibility when it might otherwise begin to break down and become weak or frail. Unfortunately, many seniors have trouble getting into regular exercise routines, leaving them less healthy than they would be otherwise. They understand the body benefits, but it’s still not enough … Continue reading Exercise and the Elderly — Good for the Body and the Brain

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