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June 19, 2020

The Importance of Nutrition As We Age

 

After age fifty, there are many metabolic and physiologic changes impacting the nutritional needs of an individual. A change in the appetite is normal because the metabolism slows as does the activity level. Meaning our bodies require fewer...

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June 12, 2020

Spotting the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

'We all lose our keys or forget an appointment as we get older. These all can be normal signs of the aging process, but there are certain behaviors that may be the can indicate early signs of Alzheimer’s, especially if they begin to disrupt daily...

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May 29, 2020

Benefits of Pet Therapy

 

Animals provide a sense of calm, comfort, or safety and redirect attention away from stressful situations and toward pleasure. Animal-assisted therapy patients report developing a bond with an animal helps in developing a strong sense of...

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May 9, 2020

Benefits of Meditation For Seniors

 

There are so many factors that can stress us out in our day-to-day life. As we age, we are met with new stresses. While retirement should be a time filled with exciting adventures and well-deserved relaxation, many older adults experience an...

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May 8, 2020

How Important is Gratitude in Senior Life?

Gratitude can seem so simple when our lives are on track, but difficult when things are not going well. However, studies have shown over and over again that maintaining a foundation of gratitude is one of the key ingredients to a long, healthy,...

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April 17, 2020

5 Tips For Senior Self Care

 

Changes that may occur in golden years of life can serve as stressors. Even positive changes involving family, friends, living situation, transportation, or health can be challenging to the mind and body. Luckily, there are many ways to...

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March 26, 2020

How To Maintain Eye Health As You Age

 

We use our eyes every day. That may why most people believe they are knowledgeable about eye care. A recent survey from AARP found that 80% of Americans believe they are knowledgeable about eye health, but when tested, only one in five could...
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February 27, 2020

Understanding Anxiety Disorders in Seniors

There are times in our lives where we feel stressed and anxious, and while this is normal, consistent feelings associated with anxiety are unhealthy and can disrupt the lives of people experiencing them.

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December 23, 2019

How to Keep Seniors Warm: 8 Solutions for Cold Midwest Winters

 

Winter in the midwest is no joke! Sudden storms and freezing temperatures can make life difficult for anyone who lives here—especially for seniors. It’s important for seniors to have a steady internal temperature, as their bodies aren’t able to...

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