Seniors stay active in a number of different ways, and whether they prefer going for a walk every morning or practicing yoga, the numerous benefits are well-known. Many older adults also choose to add gardening into the mix . . .
The needs of seniors can vary dramatically from person to person. While some older adults may require help with everyday tasks, others might be as active and physically able as people 20 or 30 years their junior.
Transitioning to a retirement community provides older adults with many benefits. They often have more opportunities for social engagement, enjoy greater access to health care and can receive assistance with activities of . . .
Falls are one of the most significant threats to seniors’ well-being. In fact, one-third of community dwelling seniors experience a fall each year and they are the leading cause of injury among people 65 and older, the Public Health . . .
Colder weather is right around the corner, and while that might come as good news to winter sports enthusiasts, the season does carry some unique challenges, especially for older adults.
Aging in place is an important part of retirement for older adults, but for many seniors, it is not a feasible option. Whether it is due to chronic illness, injury or lack of mobility, some older adults find the benefits of . . .
Social activity plays an important role in the well-being of many older adults, but sometimes it can be particularly hard for them to remain engaged, especially if they are managing a chronic illness.
As researchers continue to uncover the mechanisms behind Alzheimer’s disease, the senior care community has begun to get a clearer picture of some of the risk factors associated with the disease.
Caring for an elderly loved one presents a wide variety of challenges, but those obstacles can be even more prevalent among those who live far away from their relatives.
As the medical community comes to gain a better understanding of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, it has begun to identify a growing number of risk factors that could play a role in the disease’s development.