Health, Happiness and Senior Living
In America today, we can expect to live longer than ever before. As we navigate our senior years, carefully managing chronic conditions is one key to staying healthy. Getting older can bring on health problems as our bodies change….
How Food can Help Manage Pain As we grow older, the usual aches and pains become more noticeable. There are many reasons why this may happen, but there are also several methods to manage or even eliminate the pain. Our….
The Importance of Selecting Healthy Foods Healthy eating is more prominent in today’s culture than it was 40 years ago, 10 years ago and even last year. As we get older, we begin to notice more aches and pains and….
According to a 2009-2011 survey by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Washington, D.C., approximately 41% of 65-year old adults reported their health to be excellent or very good. The CDC says people in America today can….
A Beaumont resident and his daughter are adding ease and depth to their long-distance connection through the use of modern technology devices. Henry Dion of Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center at Northbridge and his daughter Sue Dion, who lives….
How to determine if you are a caregiver and what you can do to support seniors close to you We’re living longer, healthier lives. While it is a tremendous bonus to enjoy each other’s company for years more than in….
As individuals age, it is important they coordinate their assets so potential emergency legal and financial situations can be handled with more ease. Legal and financial arrangements are a crucial factor in aging planning, but they can also be one….
It is important to recognize the difference between agitation and aggression in people living with Alzheimer’s disease or other forms of dementia. Agitation means an individual is restless or worried; the person can’t seem to settle down. They may be….
For seniors, staying active, laughing, and simply having fun helps the body stay strong and mind stay sharp. Whether living independently, in an assisted living community, or skilled nursing center, there are plenty of activities for older adults to enjoy….
Seniors can have limited mobility from injuries sustained in a fall or from a stroke, arthritis, or other illnesses that restrict movement. When this occurs, the activities and hobbies they once enjoyed may be too difficult. The best way to….