There is much more to shoe buying than choosing a particular style for the right price While walking comes at the right price (free) it’s important to invest in a good pair of walking shoes to ensure your joints stay healthy. In fact, a good pair of shoes can do more than optimize your health during walks. They can also help prevent falls and keep the spine healthy. Shoe buying is an investment that should take both comfort and support into consideration.… Read More
For older adults, gardening can be a great way to get exercise, learn a new skill to keep your mind sharp, and is an opportunity to spend time with loved ones. A container garden is especially, are ideal for seniors who have limited mobility or who have easier access to a patio area or deck than a larger yard.
If you’ve experienced caregiver guilt, you’re not alone. Age related illness – whether it’s physical or mental – affects both the patient and the people close to them, who share in their pain and frustrations. And while it may be easy to feel overwhelmed when caring for your older loved one, the more calm and relaxed you are, the better you’ll be able to help the person you love – and yourself.
Spring is the perfect time of the year to add more fresh fruits and vegetables to your plate for every meal when leafy greens, luscious berries and crisp veggies are in season. This spring, we’ve found some great recipes that let these seasonal ingredients that are packed with important nutrients for seniors take center stage.… Read More
Like your heart, liver, or lungs, your brain is an integral part of your body, and it’s important to take steps to keep it healthy. As an older adult, when you focus on your health, it’s often to ensure you’ve got a good plan in place to stay physically healthy. Everyone knows that eating healthy foods, exercising, and seeing the doctor regularly can reduce our risk of serious health issues like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. But what’s less known is that the health of our brain is also important.… Read More