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Sleep Tips for Older Adults

Sleep and aging As we age, we often experience normal changes in our sleeping patterns, such as becoming sleepy earlier, waking up earlier, or experiencing less deep sleep. However, disturbed sleep, waking up tired every day, and other symptoms of insomnia are not a...

Healthy Eating for Older Adults

Eating a variety of foods from all food groups can help supply the nutrients a person needs as they age. A healthy eating plan emphasizes fruit, vegetables, whole grains and low-fat or fat-free dairy; includes lean meat, poultry, fish, beans, eggs and nuts; and is low...

The Importance Of Staying Hydrated for Seniors

Water is something that we all need, yet many seniors don’t get enough of it. Studies have shown that roughly 20% to 50% of seniors are dehydrated. On its website, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that “plain water intake” is lower among...

Health & Wellness Benefits of Seniors Getting Out in Nature

Getting outdoors is a wonderful way for seniors everywhere to improve their health and wellbeing and combat some of the typical rigors of age. In addition to promoting mental and emotional health, getting outdoors is also a wonderful way for seniors to improve their...

8 Ways to Deal with Caregiver Stress

It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one who is aging or one living with cognitive problems or a disability. Too much stress can be harmful to you and to the one in your care. It’s important to recognize the signs of caregiver stress and to put actions in...

Personal Safety Tips for the Elderly Living Alone

A whopping 12 million American seniors live alone and nearly 70% of them are elderly women. So, why are so many elderly people striking out on their own instead of living in senior care facilities? Well, the answer to that one is simple – older adults value their...