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 forgetfulness as we age, not
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 lessen depression and anxiety, and
It’s no surprise that in the last few weeks, many people have been experiencing increased levels of stress due to the Coronavirus and the way it’s changed our daily lives. Stress in older adults can have a traumatic effect on the body and mind. In fact, long-term stress can result
With the New Year right around the corner, now is the time to start making your resolutions for the new year. While many older adults choose to focus on health-related resolutions, January is a great time to reevaluate your finances and gain financial control for the coming year. According to
The holiday season gives us a great opportunity to get together with friends and family, especially if you live far away. For many adult children, visiting aging parents during the holidays can come as a shock. You might notice changes in their physical health, or even in their cognitive abilities.
Winter can be a difficult time for our bodies and immune systems. As the flu season begins, it’s important to strengthen our immune systems, especially for older adults. Consider implementing a few of these steps into your daily routine. By following these tips, you can help boost your immune system
Winter is around the corner, and as temperatures begin to change many older adults who suffer from arthritis or osteoporosis might notice an increase in pain. While some practitioners don’t believe there is a link between joint pain and cold weather, other researchers argue that as the pressure in the