Coronavirus and Assisted Living Facilities

April 10, 2020

Coronavirus COVID-19 and Assisted Living Facilities The current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has many people not only worried about their well-being but also the well-being of their elderly loved one in assisted living facilities. There are more than 1.7 million...


5 Healthy Meals for Seniors

March 6, 2020

5 Healthy Meals for Seniors Healthy Eating Habits Spring is right around the corner and it is also a good time to spring clean eating habits. Preparing meals and eating well are often a challenge especially as we age. Additionally, nutritional needs shift as we get...


Signs Your Loved One Needs an Assisted Care Facility

February 11, 2020

5 Signs Your Loved One Needs an Assisted Care Facility Watching an elderly loved one age is a very stressful and emotionally difficult situation for families to endure. It is also frustrating for the once independent person who now has a difficult time taking care of...


Seasonal Affective Disorder

January 17, 2020

Seasonal Affective Disorder and the Elderly Limited outside activities, fewer hours of day light, and colder weather can influence even the happiest of people. The mood change, lack of motivation, disrupted sleep pattern, and fatigue are sometimes referred to as the...


Blood Sugar & Alzheimer’s 

December 13, 2019

The Link Between Blood Sugar and Alzheimer’s According to Dr. Mercola, Alzheimer’s disease affects an estimated 5.4 million Americans. That number is expected to triple by 2050. Dementia is the umbrella terminology for neuro-degenerative disorders with symptoms...


Aging and Sleep

November 20, 2019

Aging and Sleep Everybody needs sleep but unfortunately most of us do not get enough. Everyone is different and there is no “right” amount of sleep that every person should get every night. However, the National Sleep Foundation has recommendations for the amount of...


Technology and the Lives of Seniors                          

November 1, 2019

Ways Technology Can Improve the Lives of Seniors In the past, older adults have shied away from technology but with the advances and convenience, they are becoming more accepting and using it more than ever before. According to a study published by the Wallstreet...


Benefits of Exercise for the Elderly

September 10, 2019

Exercise for the Elderly: Top 10 Benefits Regular physical activity is very advantageous for elderly adults. Moderate daily exercise helps achieve significant health benefits which are reaped even if the physical activity is not strenuous. According to the Centers for...


Silver Alert!

Silver Alert! Silver Alerts are a type of notification system in the United States that broadcasts information to the community about missing persons. Modeled after the well-known Amber Alert system, that notifies the public about missing children, the Silver Alert is...


Senior Proofing your Home

August 9, 2019

Senior Proofing your Home Every year, many older Americans are injured in and around their homes. Approximately 1.4 million people aged 65 and older are treated in hospital emergency rooms each year for injuries associated with consumer products, according to the U.S....