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How To Keep Your Mind Active as You Age

It’s no surprise that occasional forgetfulness comes with getting older. While losing keys or forgetting an appointment once in a while is normal, it’s important to know how to keep your mind active as you age. While we all know that it’s common to experience

Elderly couple swimming outside, a great summer activity for seniors

5 Summer Activities for Seniors

With Memorial Day behind us, summertime is officially in the air. As temperatures begin to increase, now is the perfect opportunity to spend some time outdoors, especially for seniors. Not only is Vitamin D important for our physical functions, but spending time outdoors can help

5 Self-quarantine Activities

As the impact of COVID-19 continues to be felt around the world, necessary precautions and preventative efforts are being made at our Carespring facilities. While self-quarantine comes with its own special challenges, the good news is that you aren’t alone! Despite the many cancellations, there’s

Seniors wearing masks playing board game during coronavirus pandemic

What Seniors Need to Know About Coronavirus

The Coronavirus disease, or COVID-19, has been making headlines since it was reported from Wuhan, China on December 31, 2019. While the coronavirus is not new, this particular strand of coronavirus is and has been causing chaos both within the medical community and throughout the rest

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Nutrient Needs of Older Adults

Eating healthy and living an active lifestyle is important at any age. However, as people age and our bodies change, so do the nutrient needs of older adults. In fact, according to the World Health Organization, “requirements for some nutrients might be reduced, however, some

Elderly man coughing while elderly wife sits next to him and shows concern

Most Common Senior Health Concerns

Now more than ever, research is showing that Americans have a great probability of living longer, healthier lives. However, as we age our bodies and minds face many health challenges. It’s always important to stay informed about common health risks and how to overcome them.
An elderly couple celebrating Valentine's Day with dancing

Valentine’s Day Activities for Seniors

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s not an uncommon time for seniors to feel a little lonely, especially if they’ve recently lost a loved one or spouse. However, Valentine’s Day can be a great opportunity to celebrate all special relationships. Whether it’s celebrating

Elderly woman lifting weights to prevent sarcopenia

How to Prevent Sarcopenia: 4 Quick Tips

Age-related muscle loss, known as sarcopenia, is very common in older adults. In fact, according to the National Library of Medicine, nearly half of people aged 80 years and older experience muscle loss. Lean muscle mass makes up nearly 50% of total body weight in

Woman putting blanket around elderly man with a cold holding tea

How to Prevent Colds and Flu This Winter

It’s that time of year again! We’re not talking about the holidays, but the season of colds, flu, and other seasonal illnesses. Contracting the flu is dangerous at any age, but it’s especially dangerous for seniors. As we age, our immune systems aren’t always as