September 21, 2020

Looking Forward to Fall and Winter - Activities for the Colder Months

As we enter the fall and winter season this year, things look a little different. It’s important for seniors to work with their families, caregivers and health professionals to develop a plan that allows them to safely take part in activities they love and maintain positive mental health through activity and connection.

September 21, 2020

Pneumonia in Seniors: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Pneumonia is an infection that affects one or both lungs. The disease can range from mild to severe, and can be fatal.

August 25, 2020

Living with Arthritis

One in five adults suffer from arthritis, and the majority of these are seniors. For older adults to understand the stages of living with arthritis, it’s helpful to talk about how the disease is identified, diagnosed and managed.

August 25, 2020

What Does a Heart Attack Look Like?

Most of us have a specific idea of what a heart attack looks like: someone feels an abrupt, strong pain that causes them to stop in their tracks and clutch their chest.

July 17, 2020

Dealing with a Cancer Diagnosis Later in Life

Being diagnosed with cancer later in life can be scary and overwhelming. A cancer diagnosis can make a person feel like their world is out of control.

July 17, 2020

Take a Deep Breath: Stress Relief Techniques for Seniors

In many ways, stress represents one of the few permanent components of life. At just about every point in our journey, a stressor – whether positive or negative – will arise

July 17, 2020

Thyroid Disease and Seniors

As seniors embrace the golden years, they have many things to look forward to retirement, watching their children begin families of their own, playing with grandchildren, and hopefully enjoying a full life with the wisdom of age on their side.

June 23, 2020

Reducing the Risk of Skin Cancer

Taking a few precautions to prevent skin damage can allow seniors to continue to enjoy the sunshine without worry

June 23, 2020

The Importance of Staying Hydrated

Elderly adults are one of the most at risk groups for dehydration.

April 21, 2020

Healthy Eye Care and Nutrition

Changes to vision and concerns about eye health can happen rapidly for older adults. Seniors should get a vision test once a year and should always follow a doctor’s recommendations on treatment plans and vision health. Here are eight strategies for seniors to maintain eye health: