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 […]
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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 […]
Entering the world of senior living and retirement communities can be overwhelming, especially for first-timers. With so many unfamiliar terms being thrown around, it can be hard to keep track of what everything means, whether you’re a senior yourself or a loved one helping a senior make decisions. This guide will explain common senior living […]
As the temperature rises during the summer, the hot weather can become dangerous, especially for seniors. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people over the age of 65 are more prone to heat-related illnesses. With that in mind, it’s important to take extra precautions during the summer months. Below are some […]
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 […]
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 […]