As we age, it becomes more important every year to take care of our physical health. By staying on top of your physical health and maintaining your posture, you can reduce the frustrations of back and neck pain and avoid any unnecessary wear and tear on your body. Posture exercises focus on applying small adjustments […]
What Are the 5 Stages of Parkinson’s?
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological condition that affects neurons (nerve cells) in the brain, resulting in uncontrollable body movements and cognitive changes. Assisted living in senior living communities provides support to help improve the quality of life for seniors with Parkinson’s. The progression of Parkinson’s is unique in each individual, where symptoms can begin […]
What Are the Most Common Health Problems of Older Adults?
Around 49% of the total population in the United States is 65 and older. With age, your risk of developing many ailments can increase, and maintaining good health becomes vital. Senior living communities can provide a home-like atmosphere offering unique lifestyle options. These are designed to support older adults and the health challenges that accompany […]
How to Help Aging Parents Downsize
There comes the point in a senior’s life when it’s time to downsize. This may be due to living in too big of a house to maintain, or it could simply be moving into an assisted living community. Regardless of the reason, downsizing is almost always necessary because of how we accumulate things as time […]
How to Release Tight Hips for Seniors
Mobility can be difficult for seniors, leading to stiffness, especially in the hips. When supporting your health, how can you release tight hips? What lifestyle changes can you make to improve your flexibility? Continue reading to learn more about how to release tight hips if you’re an older adult. The Importance of the Hips in […]
Consequences of Malnutrition in Seniors
Many senior communities have incredible meal options and other wonderful amenities for their residents. Even in places like this, older adults still run the risk of malnutrition if they cannot take care of themselves otherwise. Finding a community with a good team who cares about its residents, down to the last detail, is important. As […]
How to Improve Mental Health in Elderly
Supporting Senior Mental Health Physical and mental health are often interlinked. For example, people are less motivated to be physically active when feeling down. There are many ways mental health can affect general well-being, short-term and long-term. Improving mental health can help seniors live their life to the fullest. But how can friends, family, and […]