How Seniors Can Eat Healthy

Healthy Eating has multiple benefits for the elderly, and can help reduce the risk of chronic illnesses

Nutritious Eating for Seniors Eating healthy can be difficult no matter what your age, but by changing your lifestyle and indulging on rare occasions, a healthy lifestyle can have many benefits, especially for the elderly. Because of the health concerns with aging, it’s important for seniors to eat right, so that their bodies can prevent […]

How Seniors Can Stay Mentally Sharp

Playing games can help maintain mental health

Staying Mentally Sharp as a Senior They say the mind is the first thing to go, but by taking a few precautions and exercising your brain daily, you can ensure that you stay sharp even when you’re elderly. By keeping mentally sharp, you can reduce the risk of depression, continue to enjoy time with family, […]

Maintaining an Active Social Life for Seniors

Social Activities for Seniors often include Bingo

How Seniors Can Maintain an Active Social Life Senior citizens can benefit from social interaction as much or more than any other age group. Not only does it help improve the quality of life by helping seniors avoid loneliness, creating excitement by looking forward to upcoming social events, and building a sense of community among […]

Staying Active with Arthritis

Playing video games that require movement is a great way to stay active

How the Elderly can Stay Active, even with Arthritis Arthritis can be a painful, debilitating condition, but it is possible to stay active even with the decreased mobility that is associated with Arthritis. While Arthritis can certainly affect the quality of life and limit the activities that you’re able to perform, there are still options […]

Fun Summertime Activities for the Elderly

Attend a professional sporting event with your loved one

Safe Summertime Activities for Seniors It’s that time of year. School is out, the weather is warming up, and families are planning their summer vacations. While your elderly friends and may have lost some of their youthful energy, there are still plenty of great activities that can help make them feel young again. With the help of […]

How to Recognize and Treat Aphasia in the Elderly

Know Symptoms and Treatment for Aphasia

What is Aphasia? Have you noticed changes in the way your elderly loved one speaks or communicates? Perhaps he or she has trouble putting words together, remembering the names of things, or comprehending what you say. If so, the problem could be aphasia. Aphasia involves the inability to communicate normally due to a brain dysfunction […]