Exercises that are Safe for Seniors

Easy Ways for Seniors to Exercise Only about 28%-34% of people aged 65-74 are physically active. Exercise is essential for good health, but it can be risky if not performed properly. Use these exercises to encourage seniors to stay healthy. Without physical activity, seniors are at greater risk of health problems like heart disease. [...]

By |2022-04-29T15:57:59-07:00April 29th, 2022|

Protect Seniors’ Dental Health

APRIL IS ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Dental care is about more than cosmetics. Dental health affects overall health.  As a result, it’s important for seniors to take care of their oral health. Oftentimes seniors think that dental care is no longer necessary, especially if they are using dentures. However, dental health is important to [...]

By |2022-03-29T14:20:50-07:00March 29th, 2022|

Helping Seniors Create an Emergency Contact Plan

In case of an emergency, especially an evacuation, it’s essential for seniors and their loved ones to have a communication plan. According to FEMA, the most common reasons for evacuation are fires and floods. It’s important for seniors to know who to contact in case of disaster. A senior’s loved ones need to [...]

By |2022-02-28T11:03:52-07:00February 28th, 2022|

Heart Health for Seniors

Protect Senior Heart Health During American Heart Month Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, especially among seniors, it is important for caregivers to know the facts. 17.3 million deaths each year are caused by heart disease. Seniors are especially prone to cardiovascular complications. Learn about heart health [...]

By |2022-01-31T13:25:09-07:00January 31st, 2022|

5 New Year’s Resolutions for the Caregiver

Before the ball drops in Times Square, promise yourself this year will be the year you become your own best caregiver. Resolve to do what thousands of others need to do – make time for yourself, because in so doing, you make your time with others better and more valuable.  Here are some ideas to [...]

By |2021-12-30T13:08:50-07:00December 30th, 2021|

Tips for a Safe & Happy Holiday Season for Seniors

Support Senior Safety and Happiness During the Holiday Season The holiday season tends to carry changes in routine, decor, diet, and more. For seniors, these shifts can hinder safety and make the season stressful. Use these tips to ensure seniors have a happy, healthy holiday. Mental and Emotional Health Tips Although holidays [...]

By |2021-11-30T12:40:11-07:00November 30th, 2021|

Holidays Can Bring On Depression for Seniors

It is the time of year when everyone one is busy celebrating, shopping and getting together with friends and family. It sounds like so much fun, but sometimes the stress of this time of year can cause depression, especially in our Senior and Elderly friends and relatives. Melancholy can easily set in during this time [...]

By |2021-10-29T14:56:19-07:00October 29th, 2021|

October is Healthy Lung Month

October is Healthy Lung Month, a good time to pay attention to those symptoms that could be the first signs of lung disease, including COPD, asthma, emphysema and lung cancer. Knowing the early warning signs can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening. If you experience any of the [...]

By |2021-09-30T11:50:48-07:00September 28th, 2021|

Pain Awareness For Seniors

With September being Pain Awareness Month, now is a good time to discuss a problem that affects an estimated 100 million Americans – more than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is associated with a wide range of injury and disease, and is sometimes the disease itself. Some conditions may have pain and associated [...]

By |2021-08-30T15:59:01-07:00August 29th, 2021|

Living With Multiple Health Problems: What Older Adults Should Know

As we continue to lead longer lives, we become more likely to develop different kinds of health problems. One challenge older adults, in particular, are likely to face is living with multiple health problems. More than half of all adults 65 and older have three or more ongoing medical problems, such as heart disease, [...]

By |2021-07-30T14:42:01-07:00July 30th, 2021|
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