What You Need to Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the worst diseases out there. It affects more than three million Americans and half of those people aren’t even aware that they have glaucoma. However, January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, so we are here to make sure you know everything you need to know about this degenerative disease. If you’re … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Glaucoma

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Fighting Off Seasonal Depression Through Hobbies

Think back to your favorite holiday memories. Are you thinking about cozying up to the fire with a soft blanket and a book? Going outside to play in the first snow of the season? Or maybe having holiday dinner with your family before going to open presents? All of these memories probably bring you feelings … Continue reading Fighting Off Seasonal Depression Through Hobbies

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Exploring Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

The holiday spirit is certainly contagious. One minute, you’re cleaning up Thanksgiving dinner and the next, you’re singing Christmas carols with your family. The holiday season is one of everyone’s favorite times of the year because of the quality time you get to spend with friends and family. However, there are some people out there … Continue reading Exploring Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

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5 Day Trip Ideas for Seniors

IIf you’re feeling a bit down or like you just need to get out of the house, then a day trip might just be the perfect remedy for you! Day trips are sort of like mini-vacations in your own city. But unlike real vacations, they don’t require a lot of planning – so there’s no … Continue reading 5 Day Trip Ideas for Seniors

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5 Miraculous Benefits of Music for Seniors

Everyone loves music. That statement is true, no matter where you go in the world! Off the top of our head, we can all name one of our favorite songs or favorite artists that we love listening to. But music has some seriously miraculous benefits, other than being nice to listen to. And these are … Continue reading 5 Miraculous Benefits of Music for Seniors

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Hiking for Health in Your Senior Years

If you are a senior who wants to keep fit and able to live independently among your family and friends in your own community, you need to exercise regularly. That does not necessarily mean an exercise class at the local seniors’ center, a swim at the YMCA or two rounds of golf a week. It … Continue reading Hiking for Health in Your Senior Years

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Oral Hygiene Becomes Increasingly Vital for Senior Happiness and Health

Too many seniors accept oral decay as an inevitable part of the aging process while others become forgetful or lazy during retirement and stop practicing vigorous, dentist-recommended care practices. However, the benefits of good dental hygiene go beyond ensuring a bright smile and pleasant breath. A wealth of clinical and anecdotal evidence from the American … Continue reading Oral Hygiene Becomes Increasingly Vital for Senior Happiness and Health

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Yoga Tips for Greensboro Seniors

While aging can limit a senior’s energy levels, flexibility, and even the ability to learn new things, yoga is one exercise that most Gate City seniors can participate in on some level. Seniors will need to take a few extra precautions and follow these tips to increase their chances of yoga success: Remember to Breathe … Continue reading Yoga Tips for Greensboro Seniors

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Signs of Decline that Show an Elderly Relative May Need In Home Care

It can be difficult to notice at times when an elderly relatives begin to experience metal or physical decline. However, it is important for family and caregivers to remain diligent and note any changes in behavior or ability to function. The elderly are themselves unlikely to mention issues for fear of losing their independence. It … Continue reading Signs of Decline that Show an Elderly Relative May Need In Home Care

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Simple Sleep Tips for Seniors

With ideal weather and so much to see and do, including the Bog Gardens, Greensboro, North Carolina attracts many senior residents. However, if your senior is lacking in sleep, they may not be enjoying much of what this amazing city has to offer. Signs and symptoms of poor sleep in seniors can be a bit … Continue reading Simple Sleep Tips for Seniors

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