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8 Vitamins for Optimal Senior Eye Health

Our eyes are a complex organ that deserve just as much care and attention as other important parts of our body, like the heart and brain. Protecting our eyes with the help of certain foods and supplements can be essential for maintaining their health, particularly as we get older. So, what vitamins are good for […]

Stay Balanced (and Prevent Falls!) With These 8 Tips

The risk of falling rises as we age, and a simple accident like tripping on a rug or slipping on a wet floor could become life-changing. According to the National Institute on Aging, more than one in four people aged 65 years or older fall each year, which can have serious consequences. That said, many […]

10 Heart-Healthy Recipes for Seniors

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., with seniors over the age of 65 more susceptible to heart attacks, strokes or coronary heart disease. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 deaths is caused by heart disease. Even though the numbers are unsettling, the good news is that there are many […]

Maintaining Your Independence As You Age: A Pocket Guide

Senior independence is a critical part of aging because it allows you to enjoy your golden years to the fullest. As we get older, we may find that certain things are more challenging to do on your own, but there are still plenty of habits to incorporate that can help you maintain your independence. In […]

Sharpen Your Memory with These 7 Fun Mobile Games for Seniors

We all have some level of memory loss as we age – it’s just part of life! According to the National Institutes for Health, about 10% of seniors over the age of 65 have mild cognitive impairment and about 40% have some memory loss. Luckily, there are many ways we can keep our brains active […]

Osteoporosis in Seniors: What You Should Know

Osteoporosis is a common health concern we all face as we age, especially since there is not one single cause but many possible factors at play. Some of these factors are beyond our control, such as age and gender, but others can be managed with proper care. The best thing we can do to protect […]

Have the Travel Bug? 6 Best National Parks to Visit This Year

People are once again taking to the road and travelling the country, and what better way to explore than by checking out some of our renowned national parks? From untouched mountains and canyons to deserts and forests, every national park in the U.S. has a unique landscape that makes them all worth a visit. So what […]

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Move to a Senior Living Community?

Retirement is your hard-earned reward after a lifetime of work, giving you the freedom to spend your time doing what you love – and even discovering new passions! If you find yourself wondering where and how you’d like to retire, you’re not alone. There is no straightforward answer, instead depending on many personal factors, from […]

Diet and Long-Term Brain Health for Seniors

Is there an impact between a person’s diet and long-term brain health? While there are some factors impacting brain health that cannot be changed, such as age or disease, there are several lifestyle changes that can make a difference – particularly when it comes to your diet. Maintaining good nutrition is an essential part of […]

12 Terms to Understand When Discussing Alzheimer’s and Dementia

Varying levels of memory loss is expected as we get older, of course, but it’s important to be aware of the differences when it comes to normal changes and dementia and Alzheimer’s. Learning common memory loss terminology that comes up when discussing this type of diagnosis can help you have a more comprehensive understanding of […]