Published: Apr 13, 2017 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Staying physically active is important at every stage of our lives, but as we grow older, it becomes especially vital. Engaging in the recommended daily amount of moderate activity (at least 30 minutes) has numerous long-term benefits, but it can also improve overall health for those with certain conditions and disabilities.
Published: Sep 11, 2015 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Just 60 years ago, it was often presumed that older people would lose their permanent teeth as part of the aging process. Today, we know that maintaining a healthy mouth is a valuable exercise and keeping permanent teeth is a realistic expectation for many of us.
Published: Apr 3, 2014 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Most people associate malnutrition with third world countries, but it's also a danger for seniors, and more prevalent among older Americans than we realize.
Published: Mar 11, 2015 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
There is ample evidence that stress worsens symptoms of Parkinson’s disease so stress management is essential for seniors with Parkinson’s to maintain their quality of life.
Published: Jul 12, 2016 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Problems associated with aging can affect a person’s ability to move around, or mobility.
Published: Feb 25, 2014 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
As they age, seniors may face certain challenges regarding proper nutrition. it is critical for seniors to understand how to manage their nutritional needs as they get older.
Published: Sep 13, 2016 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Both the characteristics of obesity and the way it affects seniors can be different when compared to how obesity impacts younger adults.
Published: Mar 13, 2017 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Occupational therapy is a method of helping people lead independent and productive lives by allowing them to recover or develop skills needed to complete daily tasks.
Published: Feb 9, 2015 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
If seniors are not practicing safe food handling and preparation techniques, they might find themselves in the hospital with a foodborne illness.