Lungs may become weaker as we age, but regular exercise can improve lung function and maintain overall respiratory health. Recent studies by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) have shown a strong correlation between exercise and lung health in seniors, with regular fitness contributing to overall lung function and longevity. In this blog, we’ll explore […]
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As we age, it’s essential to ensure that we maintain a healthy lifestyle, and that includes having a balanced diet. Snacks are often the downfall of many people who aim to eat healthily, especially seniors, who may have limited mobility, and sometimes don’t feel like cooking. If you’re looking for healthy and nutritious snack ideas, […]
As we age, our living needs change, and it may be time to explore different housing options where you can stress less and enjoy your hard-earned free time more. For most active, healthy adults considering this type of move, the two most common options are independent living communities and 55+ communities. While the two options […]
With more time, financial stability, and an eagerness to see the world, seniors are increasingly taking advantage of the opportunity to explore new destinations. However, as we become more aware of the impact of tourism on the environment, many older adults are looking for ways to travel in a more eco-friendly way. In this blog, […]
As we age, our bodies need more nutrients to maintain our health. One of the best ways to get those nutrients is through seasonal fruits. In Maine, the seasonal fruits August provides us are fresh, delicious and incredibly healthy. What better time to give them all a try? Below, we highlight the health benefits of […]
Retirement is a time for seniors to enjoy the fruits of their labor and focus on leisure activities that they didn’t have time for before. However, low vision can make finding fun activities challenging for seniors. Losing sight shouldn’t mean giving up on having a good time, though. In this blog post, we will share […]
Maintaining mental and physical health becomes increasingly important, especially as we get older. One easy and fulfilling way to achieve this is by having a furry companion! Pets bring endless joy, love, and companionship into our lives, and studies show they offer several health benefits as well. According to the National Institute of Health, pet […]
We all know that taking care of our skin is important. But what about our senior citizens? Our skin naturally loses its moisture and elasticity as we get older, making it more susceptible to dryness, irritation, and even skin cancer. That’s why it’s crucial for seniors to take good care of their skin all year […]
As we age, it’s natural to experience some decline in various aspects of our health, including cognitive function. That said, research has shown that regular exercise can help protect and improve brain health, especially in seniors. In this blog post, we’ll explore the link between exercise and senior brain health, as well as highlight some […]
Retirement is an exciting new chapter of life to look forward to – a time to relax, travel, explore, indulge in old hobbies and new passions, and meet new friends. It’s also the perfect time to downsize and move into a community that offers independence and the ability to stay active and engaged. But how […]