Healthy Eating for Seniors

You are never too old to enjoy the benefits of improved nutrition and fitness.  Eating right and staying fit are important no matter what your age.  However, as we get older, our bodies have different needs, so certain nutrients become especially important for good health.  Eating right can help keep our bodies and minds sharp, […]

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Staying Active & the Brain

Maintaining an active mind by doing puzzles, reading and taking part in other meaningful cognitive activities can improve memory and protect the brain from future damage. But as you age, it’s essential to keep up your physical activity to reduce your risk of certain illnesses, such as diabetes and heart disease. Exercise is just as […]

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Can Dementia Be Treated?

A decline in mental ability that interferes with everyday life is known as dementia. The most common type of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease, accounting for over 60 percent of cases. Along with Alzheimer’s disease, vascular dementia is also a common type of dementia as this condition often occurs after a person experiences a stroke. Regardless […]

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Brain Health for Seniors

Almost everyone knows that it’s important to take care of the body, but what about the brain? In order to encourage optimal brain health, there are several things that seniors should be doing to deter neurological and mental health disorders from developing.  Here are some easy ways to keep your mind in optimal health and […]

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Seven Fun & Inexpensive Ways for Seniors to Stay Active

Entering your golden years is no reason to give up on your favorite pastimes, sports and social activities. In fact, doctors have long agreed that staying active and involved in their communities is actually vital to the well-being of senior citizens. The good news is that staying active doesn’t have to be expensive or overly taxing […]

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How To Talk To Your Elderly Parents About Home Care

Remember when you thought mom or dad having “the birds and the bees” talk with you was the most awkward conversation you’d ever have to conduct with them? At the time, it probably was. They were trying to help you navigate through a new, unfamiliar and potentially frightening new period in your life. It was […]

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Is This Senior Community for Me?

Many adults are living well into their elder years. As your minds and bodies mature into your 60s, 70s and 80s, it’s not always possible or safe for you to stay in your life-long home. Many people are able to be independent well into their elder years and only need minimal assistance with their daily […]

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5 Signs and Symptoms of Dementia

Are you a senior whose forgetfulness is becoming worrisome? As you or a loved one gets older, you might be concerned that simple lapses in memory might point to a serious health problem. Dementia is a complex diagnosis that can be upsetting and overwhelming for elderly people and their family members. Recognizing dementia can be […]

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