Health, Happiness and Senior Living
With Americans living longer than ever before, it is now more important than ever for you and your loved ones to properly devise an aging plan to ensure optimal care and comfort. The video above highlights some tips to….
There are many activities you can do indoors that are not only fun, but offer the benefits of helping you keep physically and mentally fit — and more. Here are some ideas for staying active and living a full life!….
Adults 65 and over need two types of physical activity to stay healthy or to improve their health: aerobic exercise and strength exercises. If they are generally fit and have no health concerns that limit mobility, seniors should try to….
As we get older, it is particularly important to select foods that supply the correct balance of nutrition to the body. A healthy diet can help fight or avoid infection and disease and keep you active. Here are some things….
Falls are the number one cause of injuries in older adults. Even a simple fall can result in a broken wrist or arm, a hip fracture or serious head and brain injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and….
Using everyday objects to stimulate senses can trigger emotions and memories in seniors who have lost their ability to connect with the world around them. Look around your home — most objects supply us with sensory input. Those family photos….
Jodi Tolman Stopped by Sharon TV’s “The Law, Your Money and You” Whitney Place Assisted Living and Memory Care at Sharon Community Sales Director Jodi Tolman recently appeared on the Sharon Community Television program The Law, Your Money, and You to….
If you take medication, especially more than one, it is easy to miss a dose or to mix up which one to take when. If you are caring for someone else, it is particularly important their medications be managed properly…..
While similar in many ways, palliative and hospice care are different. Palliative care treats symptoms and the side effects of disease and treatment. It can also address emotional, social, practical, and spiritual problems that result from illness. In short, palliative….
While the care needs of people change as they age, staying at home and living independently is often the desired goal of seniors. When elders choose to remain in their own homes, the support they need may be focused more….