Indoor Winter Exercises for Seniors

The spring is coming soon but we still have a few more weeks of winter weather.

It’s important to keep your body (and your brain) moving, even […]

How to Prepare for a Dermatologist Appointment

Skin conditions, from occasional, to chronic do downright dangerous, can crop up at any age. Always check your skin. If something doesn’t look right, don’t […]

A Good Night’s Sleep is Important for Older People

Along with the physical changes that occur as we get older, changes in our sleep patterns are a part of the normal aging process. As […]

For Seniors, Laughter Can be the Best Medicine.

You may have used one of these expressions at some point in your life; “you’re killing me,” “I just about died laughing,” or joke after […]

For Seniors, Loneliness Can be Hazardous to Your Health

One of the biggest challenges many seniors face as they age isn’t healthcare, it’s losing their social network. As friends start to pass away or […]

May is “Stroke Awareness Month”

Age makes us more susceptible to having a stroke, as does having a mother, father, or other close relative who has had a stroke. You can’t […]

3 Scams to Protect Against in 2018

Millions of Americans fall prey to scams each year. Staying alert and knowing where to report financial exploitation helps stop scammers from claiming more victims. […]

The Health & Emotional Benefits of Volunteering

The health benefits associated with volunteering are a means to combat isolation and loneliness. Volunteering provides many older adults with a purpose. That purpose can […]

Shingles and the new preventive vaccine

Anyone who has had chickenpox can get shingles, also called herpes zoster. After the chickenpox clears, the virus stays inside the body. If the virus […]

The Importance of a Living Will

While many seniors have had a Last Will & Testament set up for years, many older folks (and their loved ones) are not fully aware […]