What You Need to Eat as You Age

A senior couple incorporating vegetables into their diet in order to live a healthier lifestyle

  As you become older, you must make adjustments to your diet to maintain your health, thwarting diseases and ailments with proper nutrition.   Entering the senior years of life is a beautiful thing. Yes, you are not as fast and limber as you once were but there are also many people that are not … Continue reading What You Need to Eat as You Age

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Seniors with a Sense of Purpose Live Longer- Also Can Help Slow Alzheimer’s

What gets you up in the morning? What force drives you to accomplish your goals? Is it sleep? Is it the food that you eat or your exercise routine? Although proper rest, diet and regular workouts are important to focus on- when you think about where we draw our strength from, the source seems to … Continue reading Seniors with a Sense of Purpose Live Longer- Also Can Help Slow Alzheimer’s

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Meditation: The New Medicine for Senior Health and Alzheimer’s

A group of seniors from California practicing mediation

  When you hear or read the word “meditation”, what comes to mind? Do you picture a wise Buddhist monk peacefully resting on a rocky peak in the Himalayas? Perhaps an image of people with long hair and colorful robes comes to mind, chanting and surrounded by the haze of incense. Many believe that meditation … Continue reading Meditation: The New Medicine for Senior Health and Alzheimer’s

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Managing Medications: Always Best Care’s Pharmaceutical Practices

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Managing medications takes a concerted effort by both the patient and the caretakers involved. Whether that is your doctor, pharmacist, or caregiver, it is important to have a relationship that encourages and facilitates the regular and appropriate usage of medication.  An article in American Nurse Today determined that “44% of men and 57% of women older than … Continue reading Managing Medications: Always Best Care’s Pharmaceutical Practices

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Alzheimer’s and Exercise: Improving Mental Health and Cognitive Function

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Degenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s, are a foremost concern for anyone who is aging.  To find ways to reduce symptoms and slow cognitive impairment, researchers and scientists are suggesting that medium-intensity walking exercises can have an effect by increasing the availability and health of blood vessels in the brain. These studies suggest that exercise … Continue reading Alzheimer’s and Exercise: Improving Mental Health and Cognitive Function

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