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5 Handy Health and Safety Apps for Seniors

From health and safety apps for seniors to staying in touch with family, the smartphone revolution has reshaped nearly every facet of our lives throughout the last two decades. Where we used to have the Yellow Pages, now we have Google. We used to exchange letters and photos through the mail, now we keep up [...]

2020-09-23T15:52:20-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on 5 Handy Health and Safety Apps for Seniors

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Mobility Scooter

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you use them to make a purchase, we will earn a commission. We link to these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission. The decision is yours, and whether or not you decide to buy something [...]

2020-09-23T15:08:45-07:00July 13th, 2020|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Travel|Comments Off on 5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Mobility Scooter

Face Mask Fundamentals

These days, we’re incorporating new routines and a variety of personal protective equipment (PPE) into our daily lives. For seniors, one of the most essential is the face mask.   Taking Care of Yourself or Protecting Others? As you prepare to leave your home, you may reach for a mask. But which type do you [...]

2020-06-05T15:37:38-07:00June 4th, 2020|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Face Mask Fundamentals

3 Super Useful Summer Tips for Seniors

Summer tips for seniors can be a practical reminder for staying safe, healthy, and happy as the temperatures soar. Whether you like to stay active, enjoy local tourist activities, or take a road trip, the following tips will help you enjoy the hotter months. 1) Hydrate (with personalized flavors) You’ve probably heard this before: During [...]

2019-09-03T06:08:55-07:00August 31st, 2019|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 3 Super Useful Summer Tips for Seniors

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 [...]

2018-11-27T16:50:13-08:00November 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

Staying Cool in the Summer: How Seniors Can Avoid Heat Stroke

Older adults are more susceptible to heat stroke. Seniors’ bodies aren’t as sensitive to temperature changes and have a more difficult time adjusting, especially if taking beta blockers or medications that contribute to dehydration. In 2016, 50 percent of heat-related deaths occurred in those aged 60 to 89. It’s a health hazard you should know [...]

2020-10-13T17:14:22-07:00July 17th, 2017|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Staying Cool in the Summer: How Seniors Can Avoid Heat Stroke

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