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Your Aging Parents and the Holidays : Red Flags to Look For

Your Aging Parents and the Holidays : Red Flags to Look For

Going home for the holiday season can be overwhelming when you have a senior parent. You may worry about how they are managing life on their own. Regular daily tasks can get to be too much as one ages and lives independently. When you don't live close to a parent who...

Tips for Seniors Shopping Online

Tips for Seniors Shopping Online

As the holiday season is upon us, many seniors turn to online shopping to complete their shopping list. By shopping on the internet, seniors can save money and time right from the convenience of their home. Online shopping can allow seniors to be more independent by...

Making the Holidays Dementia-Friendly

Making the Holidays Dementia-Friendly

Every holiday season, seniors suffering with dementia and Alzheimer's want to be involved in the festivities of the holidays. It is a busy time of year involving an intense schedule of activities and all of the overwhelming stress it can bring. There are often changes...

Ten Summer Activities for Seniors

Ten Summer Activities for Seniors

The summer season has officially arrived, making it a great opportunity to spend some time in the beautiful outdoors. For those in their senior years, you are most likely looking to enjoy the warmer weather a little differently that you used to. Read on for ten summer...

Bringing Awareness to Men’s Health

Bringing Awareness to Men’s Health

The month of June is Men's Health Month. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to bring awareness of health problems amongst men. This awareness month is also meant to encourage early detection and treatment of diseases in men. We have four suggestions in men's health....

Celebrating Senior Mothers for Mother’s Day

Celebrating Senior Mothers for Mother’s Day

Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 12.  In honor of the holiday, daughters and sons around the country will be showering their mothers with whatever they can to make the day as special as possible. The reality is that many mothers live in assisted living communities and...

An Overview On Osteoporosis

An Overview On Osteoporosis

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month. WHAT IS OSTEOPOROSIS? Osteoporosis is a disease of the bones. Osteoporosis eventually weakens the bones, resulting in the increase and likelihood of sudden fractures. The word "osteoporosis" means “porous...

Senior Heart Health: Hypertension

Senior Heart Health: Hypertension

Heart disease is often called the "silent killer" because of the major risk of high blood pressure. Often people do not recognize the symptoms to signal high blood pressure (hypertension). It is a medical condition that happens when the pressure of blood in the...

Senior Heart Health

Senior Heart Health

Throughout the month of February it is American Heart Month. The goal for this month is to bring awareness to heart disease. Cardiovascular disease, including stroke, heart disease and high blood pressure, is responsible for almost one in four deaths. It is the number...

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