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Anxiety in Seniors

By Sarah Smith | February 24, 2021

Anxiety can be confusing for those who suffer from it and those who have a senior loved one who battles with it. When it comes to trying to understand what goes on inside the head of a senior who suffers with anxiety, it can be a challenge for family and caregivers. Anxiety is often misunderstood. […]

7 Tips to Help Seniors Beat the Winter Blues

By Sarah Smith | February 2, 2021

Winter is often a time of year that is calming. However most people, especially seniors, find themselves feeling down and sluggish during the long, cold winter months. Whether it is the end of the holiday season, bad weather, shorter days or a pandemic, seasonal depression can creep in easily for seniors who spend longs days […]

9 Resolutions for the New Year

By Sarah Smith | January 18, 2021

It is January and with that comes a new year with new possibilities. Most people have “New Year’s resolutions” that involve exercising and healthy eating. We have some resolution ideas for senior adults that include eating better, exercising more and improving your overall health. Create goals that can help give you purpose in your life. […]

Top Christmas Gifts for Seniors

By Sarah Smith | December 9, 2020

When it comes to the holiday season, it can be quite a challenge to come up with good gift ideas for the senior adults in your life. For most seniors, they would prefer a gift that is practical and functional. We have some suggestions for you this holiday season to make your senior loved one […]

Celebrating the Holidays During a Pandemic

By Sarah Smith | November 17, 2020

The holiday season for 2020 is fast approaching us. Tis the season! The holidays are a time for friends and families to get together and celebrate the season. With the spread of COVID-19, many people across the country are reconsidering their traditional holiday celebrations for Thanksgiving, Christmas and more. Your family may need to adjust […]

Diabetes and Seniors – What You Need to Know

By Sarah Smith | November 7, 2020

The month of November is American Diabetes Month. For the millions of seniors who are at risk of getting it, it is time to get educated and know the risks of this diabetes epidemic. One in four seniors over the age of 65 are affected by diabetes. Senior citizens are at a greater risk for […]

Alzheimer’s: How Music Can Unlock the Mind

By Sarah Smith | October 13, 2020

While the study of how to treat Alzheimer’s disease is an ongoing process, there have been major breakthroughs in recent years in how to help adults afflicted with Alzheimer’s feel more joy and peace in their lives. One of the most significant of these breakthroughs is the very promising results observed in music therapy.  So […]

Mental Health Awareness Week

By Sarah Smith | October 6, 2020

The first full week of the month of October is recognized as Mental Illness Awareness Week. Mental health issues, such as depression, addiction or anxiety are not a normal part of aging. Sadly, most seniors who struggle with a mental health issue struggle with getting treatment. When left untreated, mental health issues can result in […]

Healthy Lung Awareness Month

By Sarah Smith | September 30, 2020

It is a true statement that we don’t think about our breathing until the moment it becomes hard to do so. We truly take our lungs for granted. However, for the month of October, many organizations make it their goal to bring awareness to the public about the importance when it comes to taking care […]

Fall Prevention Awareness

By Sarah Smith | September 21, 2020

Did you know that September 22 is Fall Prevention Awareness Day? Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths, hospital trauma admissions and unintentional injuries among adults 65 and older. The quality of life and the independence of a senior can dramatically change from the results of a fall. Many of us know someone in […]

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