Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

Staying active is healthy for the body and the mind. Not only does exercise keep your body fit and flexible and help ward off disease and injury, it can boost your mood and alleviate stress. Some seniors find that they are not able to be as active as they were in their younger years, but … Continue reading Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

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Improving Communication with Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging. Sometimes they are alert and oriented, and other times they are confused and irritable. And some days they may be somewhere in between. But they are family, and you love them in good times and bad. Alzheimer’s can make communicating more difficult … Continue reading Improving Communication with Loved Ones with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Celebrating the Important Role of Fathers in Our Lives

As Father’s Day quickly approaches, we are reminded of the men in our lives and the important role they play. Fathers are half of the traditional family unit and play an integral part of raising healthy, happy, well-adjusted children. Even when children are grown, their relationship with their father is still an important one in … Continue reading Celebrating the Important Role of Fathers in Our Lives

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Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many seniors have found themselves self-isolating for several weeks. Older adults, especially those with underlying health conditions, are at greater risk when it comes to the disease, so safe distancing and staying home are key for safety. However, with little contact from others, seniors can quickly find themselves feeling depressed … Continue reading Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

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Boosting Quality of Life with Low Vision

It is not uncommon to experience vision changes throughout your life. Many people find that as they age, the need glasses or contact lenses to help see clearly, and their prescription changes every few years. However, some people have low vision that is unable to be corrected with a pair of glasses. Causes of low … Continue reading Boosting Quality of Life with Low Vision

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What You Need to Know about Osteoporosis

May is National Osteoporosis Month and a great time for seniors to take a closer look at their own bone health. Osteoporosis can happen at any age, but it is more common in seniors. As you age, your body has trouble keeping up and building new bone to replace the deterioration of old bone. This … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Osteoporosis

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Making Tough Conversations with Aging Parents Easier

Taking care of your aging parents can be challenging. For so many years, they took care of you and protected you, and now the tables are turned, and you’re doing the same for them. But it can be hard to ask them to give up their car keys, change their financial habits, move into assisted … Continue reading Making Tough Conversations with Aging Parents Easier

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Simple Changes to Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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As the weather warms up, allergen levels rise. Everything from tree pollen to weeds to mold can make eyes start itching and noses start running. Plus, there is the coughing, sneezing, and sinus congestion. Allergy season can be miserable without the right strategies in place. Start preparing now to help keep symptoms at bay. Replace … Continue reading Simple Changes to Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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How Having a Pet May Boost Heart Health

Pets can quickly become a beloved member of the family. For seniors, they can be a wonderful source of companionship, especially if living alone. Having a dog or cat around can provide a greater sense of purpose and responsibility as well. After all, pets cannot entirely care for themselves. Another benefit of having a pet … Continue reading How Having a Pet May Boost Heart Health

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