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July 27, 2021

The Respiratory System: Age-Related Changes & COPD

The respiratory system, like many of the other human systems (e.g., cardiovascular, digestive), is a wondrously complex and sophisticated arrangement of organs working together to maintain homeostasis.

July 12, 2021

Finding Your Source of Joy

As we celebrate our third annual National Day of Joy, I took a moment to reflect and consider the true impact joy has on our lives. Science proves that attaining daily doses or joy – big or small – works wonders on our overall wellness, including our physical and mental health.

June 2, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Benefits For Seniors

From enjoying time outdoors to hosting friends and loved ones, read about the importance of the COVID-19 vaccine for seniors.

October 20, 2020

Diabetes Prevention and Care for Seniors

Half of all Americans age 65 or older have pre-diabetes and are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.

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: Prevention and Treatments

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