Spring is the perfect time of the year to add more fresh fruits and vegetables to your plate for every meal when leafy greens, luscious berries and crisp veggies are in season. This spring, we’ve found some great recipes that let these seasonal ingredients that are packed with important nutrients for seniors take center stage.… Read More
As an older adult, when you focus on your health, it’s often to ensure you’ve got a good plan in place to stay physically healthy. Everyone knows that eating healthy foods, exercising, and seeing the doctor regularly can reduce our risk of serious health issues like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. But what’s less known is that the health of our brain is also important. Like your heart, liver, or lungs, your brain is an integral part of your body, and it’s important to take steps to keep it healthy.… Read More
Aquatic exercises are beneficial for people of all ages, and are particularly good for older adults because exercising in water has little impact on the joints. In water, the weight of the body can be reduced by up to 90% depending on the water’s depth, which makes swimming and other types of aquatic exercises ideal for those with age-related hip, knee or shoulder issues or arthritis. Of course, the benefits of exercising in the pool extend beyond being good for our joints.… Read More
What helps seniors strengthen their bones, improve circulation, improve mood and may even reduce your risk of getting Alzheimer’s? Hint: It’s not a prescription drug and it doesn’t cost a dime.… Read More
When it comes to aging, some memory loss can come with the territory. It’s normal for older adults to miss a monthly payment, forget to turn out the lights, or occasionally lose their keys. But when it becomes difficult to remember the date of an important event, a cherished family recipe, or if you or a loved one has had trouble remembering common words, it’s time to seek medical attention.