There are many common assumptions that go along with aging, and one of the most pervasive is that seniors tend to lose some of their mental capacities as they get older.
Financial stability is one of the most important aspects of successful senior living. Monetary security can ensure that a senior is able to live comfortably while having peace of mind regarding living and lifestyle expenses.
There’s no doubt that staying active – physically, mentally and socially – is an integral part of healthy senior living. But while many people recognize the importance of remaining engaged, it is often easier said than done.
Adults with senior parents often face a difficult balance between making sure their loved ones are healthy and happy while allowing them to retain the independence that many of them value highly.
Alzheimer’s disease is poised to be the biggest senior health issue facing the global community in the coming years. According to the World Health Organization, the number of people living with Alzheimer’s is expected . . .
Of all the health issues facing seniors, falls are among the most serious. According to the Public Health Agency of Canada, falls are responsible for about half of the injuries sustained by Canadians over the age of 65 . . .
Having to be admitted to the hospital is rarely good news, but it is especially troublesome for older adults. Seniors often experience a greater risk of readmission within 30 days, and whether they have experienced a . . .
Retirement planning differs considerably from person to person, but one constant is the importance of financial security. Being confident in your financial situation can ensure that you will be able to live the . . .
The Mediterranean diet, which places an emphasis on fruits, vegetables, olive oil and fish, has long been touted for its numerous health benefits. According to the Mayo Clinic, those who follow the diet enjoy a reduced risk of . . .
Family members have long played a crucial role in senior care, and while that’s still the case, the number of loved ones available to provide support to their aging relatives has begun to dwindle.