Exploring the Latest Trends in Senior Exercise

Exercise is an important part of life at any age for maintaining better health. But for seniors in particular it can be beneficial for warding off illness and injury, promoting better mental health, enhancing balance and flexibility, and supporting independence. Lack of mobility or poor mobility can often be factors that keep seniors from continuing … Continue reading Exploring the Latest Trends in Senior Exercise

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Best Summer Fruits and Vegetables for All Ages

Summer is a great time to check out your local farmers market and stock up on fresh produce. Not only can fruits and vegetables be a healthy snack, they can also add flavor, nutrients, and other benefits as a side dish or main meal. Selecting seasonal produce can also save you money. Increase interest in … Continue reading Best Summer Fruits and Vegetables for All Ages

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Growing Together: The Benefits of Senior Support Groups

Caring for an aging parent is a big undertaking. Not only are you balancing your own life and family, you’re also responsible for meeting their needs and overseeing their wellbeing too. While rewarding to be able to give back and do something for someone who has done so much for you, it can also be … Continue reading Growing Together: The Benefits of Senior Support Groups

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Focusing on Nutrition Trends and Ideas for Seniors

As we age, our nutritional needs change. Seniors and older adults have different needs than children and younger adults. Many seniors also require fewer calories than they once did depending on their level of physical activity. Older women need between 1,600 and 2,200 calories while older men need between 2,000 and 2,800 calories. Certain medications … Continue reading Focusing on Nutrition Trends and Ideas for Seniors

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5 Signs it Might be Time for Assisted Living

Many seniors view living on their own as a sign of independence, and it’s one they’re often not ready to give up. With support from an in-home care provider, your loved one may be able to age in place for a longer period of time, but there comes a point when assisted living might be … Continue reading 5 Signs it Might be Time for Assisted Living

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