What Makes T’ai Chi So Awesome for Seniors?

T'ai Chi is a wonderful exercise for seniors, as it’s appropriate for any age or fitness ability. You can also do it indoors or take it outside... At the small community park in Tigard, Oregon, a senior man and woman begin their morning t'ai chi practice. They plant their feet into the mowed grass and move [...]

2018-11-27T16:50:13-07:00November 27th, 2018|Fitness, Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on What Makes T’ai Chi So Awesome for Seniors?

5 Simple Reasons People Choose Chair Yoga for Exercise

Chair yoga is one of many types of yoga. It’s a great exercise for pretty much anyone — from corporate workers sitting at a desk all day to people who have flexibility or balance issues or who can’t get down on the floor to exercise. Additionally, a recent study from Florida Atlantic University shows that [...]

2018-10-16T16:07:22-07:00October 16th, 2018|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Simple Reasons People Choose Chair Yoga for Exercise

5 Fantastic Reasons Seniors Should Move More Every Day

Probably the greatest gift you can give your body as a senior is to move more every day — to find something you’re able to do and love doing … and make it a regular habit. That might include speed-walking with a group of friends around the mall or doing a dance class. The key [...]

2018-09-20T19:27:37-07:00September 20th, 2018|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Fantastic Reasons Seniors Should Move More Every Day

Elderly Insomnia: Is it Affecting You?

Seniors face unique struggles when it comes to sleep. If you’re feeling exhausted and worn down in the morning, elderly insomnia could be one of the reasons why. Do you have trouble falling asleep or staying asleep for the entire night? […]

2017-07-11T09:34:52-07:00July 11th, 2016|Health Conditions, Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Elderly Insomnia: Is it Affecting You?

6 Ways to Maintain Healthy Joints

Joints make it possible for you to bend your knees, elbows, hips and more. As your body ages, your joints are at a higher risk of wearing down. Maybe overuse of a certain joint throughout your lifetime has resulted in decreased flexibility and discomfort. […]

2016-06-27T09:44:05-07:00June 27th, 2016|Fitness, Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 6 Ways to Maintain Healthy Joints

4 Signs You or a Loved One Could Benefit from Assisted Living

You or one of your loved ones are starting to face many of the challenges associated with aging, and family caregivers are experiencing a high level of emotional and physical stress in their efforts to keep up. […]

2016-06-13T10:57:59-07:00June 13th, 2016|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 4 Signs You or a Loved One Could Benefit from Assisted Living

The Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Should Watch For

The early signs of Alzheimer’s disease sometimes go unnoticed by caregivers, loved ones and friends. Whether you, your spouse, a parent or friend is showing the following indications of Alzheimer’s disease, you should record your observations and share them with a doctor. […]

2016-06-02T09:47:20-07:00June 2nd, 2016|Health Conditions, Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on The Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Should Watch For

Marrying Later in Life? 3 Things You Should Know

Whether it’s your first or subsequent marriage, marrying later in life comes with its own set of financial and legal considerations. Many times, those who are marrying later in life already have adult children from a previous relationship. […]

2016-05-31T09:20:45-07:00May 31st, 2016|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Marrying Later in Life? 3 Things You Should Know

5 Ways to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

Caregiver burnout is a real possibility, especially if all the responsibilities of managing your loved one’s needs fall on your shoulders. Whether it’s your spouse or your aging parent, caregiver burnout can easily set in when you are on call around the clock. […]

2016-05-16T10:04:32-07:00May 16th, 2016|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Prevent Caregiver Burnout

5 Facts on Dementia You Should Know

Many challenges come with aging. For some, dementia may affect your life or the life of someone close to you. There are many myths surrounding this condition, but the following information can help you better understand the disease. […]

2016-04-25T08:48:45-07:00April 25th, 2016|Memory Care, Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Facts on Dementia You Should Know