Happiness in Later Years

Many seniors feel like their best years are behind them. However, thriving in later years is possible! A study by University College in London revealed, "that happy seniors had less trouble getting up, dressing, or taking a shower, as opposed to unhappy seniors who were twice as likely to develop diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and [...]

By |2019-07-22T14:38:59-04:00July 22nd, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Why The Elderly Are More Affected By The Heat

According to the Mayo Clinic, as we age our thirst senses become less acute and our body's fluid reserve becomes smaller. These issues are then compounded by diabetes, dementia, and certain medications. From 1999-2009, roughly 40 percent of all heat-related deaths in the U.S. were adults over 65 years old. It is critical for caregivers [...]

By |2019-06-19T12:00:19-04:00June 19th, 2019|Caregivers, Health|0 Comments

Summer Activities for Seniors

Beat the heat and stay active this summer with our short list of simple indoor and outdoor activities. Reconnecting with hobbies and creating new routines are sure ways to increase overall health and happiness. It is easy for seniors to get into a rut and stay indoors. Take advantage of cool mornings, free local activities, [...]

By |2019-06-13T13:53:33-04:00June 13th, 2019|Caregivers, Health|0 Comments

5 Tips For Recovery From Rotator Cuff Surgery

When the muscles or tendons around your rotator cuff become torn, your doctor may recommend rotator cuff surgery to repair the damage. Orthoinfo.aaos.org shared signs that surgery may be a good option: Your symptoms have lasted 6 to 12 months You have a large tear (more than 3 cm) and the quality of the surrounding [...]

By |2019-05-28T13:13:49-04:00May 28th, 2019|Health, Rotator Cuff Surgery|0 Comments

Myths and Facts About Allergy Remedies

If you grew up in the south, your Grandma might have told you that local honey was a way to combat allergies. While there is nothing wrong with many natural tips, including sweetening your tea with honey, we recommend looking to the experts for sure-fire ways to stop the sniffles. Facts for Fighting Allergies: Nasal [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:57:27-04:00April 29th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

Five Tips for Living with Arthritis

The CDC reports that 23% of all adults, over 54 million people, have arthritis. One in four living with arthritis live with severe joint pain. Arthritis limits many people from working to their best ability, enjoy hobbies, and even performing regular tasks. Nearly 26% of women and 18% of men live with arthritis. Those struggling [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:28:07-04:00February 27th, 2019|Health|0 Comments

How to Support Seniors in 2019

The changes that come with aging require flexibility openness to change, and acceptance of a new way of life. Change is difficult. We encourage families and seniors to take a non-judgmental approach to the natural changes our bodies go through. It is essential that the activities of daily living are met efficiently and safely. Our [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:28:13-04:00January 30th, 2019|Caregivers, Health|0 Comments

New Year Home Safety Evaluation

The new year is the perfect time to evaluate whether your aging loved's home is safe! Falls are the leading cause of fatal and non-fatal injuries for older Americans. Falls can result in injury and even death! Many falls can be prevented by ensuring a senior's living conditions are equipped for their evolving needs. [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:28:36-04:00January 3rd, 2019|Caregivers, Health|0 Comments

Tips for Keeping Seniors Healthy During Holidays

Staying healthy during the holidays can be difficult when meals are decadent, and treats are abundant. Seniors have different dietary restrictions and physical limitations than younger adults. We urge families to include the elderly in holiday activities but encourage healthy alternatives everyone can enjoy. Don’t make assumptions about a senior’s capabilities. Offer older relatives options [...]

By |2019-04-29T15:29:08-04:00November 15th, 2018|Health, Holidays|0 Comments