Are you interested in becoming a caregiver? Apply Now »

Senior Health & Wellbeing

Information and Resources for Senior Health and Wellbeing

During a person’s advancing years, regular attention to physical and mental health becomes very important. From light exercise and proper nutrition to consistent mental stimulation, seniors, like everyone else, need an active and health-conscious lifestyle to ensure optimal physical and mental wellbeing.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers to provide information about Senior Health and Wellbeing and related topics.

Using the Five Senses When Visiting Senior Relatives this Holiday Season

As seniors grow older, it becomes important to be aware of how the aging process affects their daily lives. Aging causes bodily changes that have a direct impact on the health and well-being of seniors.


Five Tips to Make the Holidays Easier

The holidays may create certain challenges for seniors. If you have a senior in your life the following tips will help you recognize some of these challenges as well as offer ways to alleviate the stress they may cause.


Diabetes Myths: Separating Facts from Fiction

When it comes to diabetes, there are many myths that get in the way of the hard facts. Here are some of the more common myths about diabetes ─ and the facts that follow may surprise you.


Want to Stay Mobile? Get Positioned

Imagine staying indoors, afraid to leave the house during winter because ice and snow present such a great risk for falling. Maybe you live in a beautiful, warm climate, but you have stopped some of your activities, like hiking, exploring, or walking for fear you may run into problems and be unable to summon help. This idea is not very farfetched; many adults begin to limit their activities as they age, believing that as they age, they are able to do less physically. The irony is that remaining


Reducing Risk of Hospital Return after Total Knee Replacement

Since 1991, there has been a substantial increase in the number of senior adults receiving total knee replacements. In the United States alone, approximately 600,000 are performed annually.


Act Your Way Healthy

Most senior centers and retirement homes have numerous arts activities to engage their members with the belief that these types of activities promote wellbeing.


Taking Steps to Manage COPD

Learn how to help manage the symptoms of COPD in seniors.


Prevent Blindness with Cataract Check

If a senior you know is experiencing blurred or double vision, or if he or she needs more light than usual to read, it may be time for a cataract exam.


Overcoming the Social and Emotional Impacts of Incontinence

It is the most prevalent problem in the senior population, yet few seniors want to discuss this problem with their doctors because they are embarrassed.


The Challenges of Glaucoma as We Age

When facing the aging process, we know there are challenges...but we also know these challenges do not have to ruin our fun. Growing old is a fact of life.



Like a member of our own family.

That's how we treat every person in our care. Our caregivers have a passion for
what they do, and are carefully selected and trained to meet your unique needs.
That's the Comfort Keepers difference.

  • Comfort Keepers Careers
  • Comfort Keepers Protects Your Loved Ones
  • In-Home Consultation Comfort Keepers
Vet Fran  Franchise 500  World Class Franchise NBRI Circle of Excellence Award