Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

The holiday season is a busy time of year for everyone. With parties, family get-togethers, and new and old traditions, there’s plenty of opportunity to connect with others and share your gratitude in thoughtful ways. For seniors, the holiday time can be particularly special—and particularly challenging. On the one hand, participating in holiday traditions with … Continue reading Holiday Activities That Your Senior Can Participate In

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Reaping the Rewards of Hiking During the Golden Years

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When Hippocrates said, “Walking is man’s best medicine,” he probably didn’t know the value his words would hold thousands of years later. Everyone, from young to old, can benefit from walking as little as one hour at a time, three times a week. When contemplating options for senior care Bristol CT community members should look … Continue reading Reaping the Rewards of Hiking During the Golden Years

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Senior Risk Factors for Poor Dental Health

Senior Americans are a unique population with specific healthcare needs. These specific needs also include dental care. For many reasons, seniors are at a higher risk for poor dental health, especially compared to younger populations. Here are some risk factors to be aware of if you have an aging family member: Prescription Medications Nearly all … Continue reading Senior Risk Factors for Poor Dental Health

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How Yoga Can Benefit those who are Young at Heart

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While walking around Clock Tower Park can be a great exercise for Bristol’s senior residents, it may start to get old after a while. If your elderly loved one is searching for some fresh exercise ideas or needs to start a routine, he or she may want to consider yoga. Though commonly practiced by younger … Continue reading How Yoga Can Benefit those who are Young at Heart

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Is it Time for Help for Your Senior Loved One?

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Most seniors prefer to live as independently as possible for as long as they can. However, at some point in time, most will need at least a little bit of additional help. The good news is that in many cases they can remain at home and receive this help. A companion caregiver from Always Best … Continue reading Is it Time for Help for Your Senior Loved One?

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Seniors Enjoy Living at Home Thanks to Quality In-Home Care

Modern times have brought about a lot of changes in the ways elderly people handle aging. Years ago, seniors had few choices when they aged to the point that they had difficulties with daily tasks. Most of them either moved in with a family member or had to sign into a nursing home. Now, companies … Continue reading Seniors Enjoy Living at Home Thanks to Quality In-Home Care

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Helping Seniors Get More Sleep

Is your senior family member watching the clock in Clock City when it’s time for some shut-eye? We all take our sleep for granted until it gets disrupted or dysfunctional. Sleep is an important part of maintaining physical, emotional, and mental health. Unfortunately, many seniors have difficulty sleeping for one reason or another. Be on … Continue reading Helping Seniors Get More Sleep

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The Science Behind Singing and Our Senior Care Bristol CT Services

Countless studies highlight the power of music. It is not surprising that music, and in particular, singing can be used to improve the lives of seniors. Music has been shown to be effective in the treatment of Alzheimer’s in seniors. It is for this reason, among others, music therapy techniques and treatments are part and … Continue reading The Science Behind Singing and Our Senior Care Bristol CT Services

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Bristol CT Provides the Music Essential to Happy and Healthy Senior Life

Experts aren’t always sure why, but they agree that music has been discovered to have great health benefits for seniors and is an important component of a happy retirement. Music brings people and groups in the community together in ways nothing else can, and allows people of all ages to connect with their thoughts and … Continue reading Bristol CT Provides the Music Essential to Happy and Healthy Senior Life

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Traveling with Senior Adults – Tips for Successful Vacations

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Today’s family vacations don’t just involve parents taking the kids somewhere special for a week or two.  They are also wonderful opportunities for the parents to include their own parents in the family fun and togetherness.  As seniors live longer and remain active, they aren’t content to stay at home and miss out on the … Continue reading Traveling with Senior Adults – Tips for Successful Vacations

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