Published: Mar 19, 2018 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
It’s common to begin losing our appetite as we age, but it’s important to understand why this happens and what you can do to ensure that your aging love one is still receiving all the proper nutrients required to stay healthy.
Published: Mar 16, 2018 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Low-impact exercise is one of the best ways for them to not only get in their daily physical activity, but also keep their heart rate up.
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: Apr 13, 2018 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Ticks. These small arachnids get to us through a behavior known as questing, in which they perch themselves on tall blades of grass or plant stems and wait for something – or someone – to brush past.
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: Mar 14, 2018 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Let’s face it, when it comes to discussing what goes on in the bathroom, most of us opt to change the subject entirely.
Published: Jul 12, 2016 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
Problems associated with aging can affect a person’s ability to move around, or mobility.
Published: Jul 16, 2018 | Category: Senior Health & Wellbeing
There are certain changes to our skin that we come to expect as we age. Whether it’s looser skin, wrinkles, or spots, it’s often understood that these changes represent part our body’s natural aging process.