As we age, our bodies undergo many physical changes. Many of these, like changes in hair color or wrinkles, are easy to notice. Others, like the changes our brains experience, are a little less obvious but can have a noticeable impact. Changes in the brain that come with age can be responsible for anything from…Read More
Colonoscopy. If that word gives you a funny feeling in the pit of your stomach, you’re not alone. A feeling of dread for both the preparation and the procedure itself, causes many people to put off a colonoscopy. In general, it’s recommended that anyone over the age of 50 should schedule their first colonoscopy. However,…Read More
If you’re starting to feel like your arms aren’t long enough when you’re trying to read a good book, or if you find yourself struggling to focus when someone shows you a picture of their new grandbaby, you’re not alone. Aging brings many changes, and some of them affect our vision. While some conditions that…Read More
Could you be at risk for deep vein thrombosis? Learning the risk factors and symptoms as well as some simple preventive measures can help you to catch and treat this condition early or possibly avoid it altogether.
With the end of August fast approaching, many people don’t want to spend their time indoors cooking over a hot stove. When it’s cold outside, working in a kitchen can be cozy. However, with warmer weather here, priorities change. Activities like gardening, visiting family, or going to the beach have your full attention. And no one…Read More
Aging comes with many ups and downs. On the one hand, you’ve gained decades worth of experience, wisdom, and memories. But on the other hand, you may find that many things that you used to do without a second thought are becoming increasingly challenging. Many health conditions associated with aging cause challenges in certain areas…Read More
Whether they’re headed for the beach, grabbing their gardening tools, hitting the golf course, or relaxing on their porch, some people just can’t get enough of the sun. Being outside provides the chance to get some exercise, and many outdoor activities bring fulfillment and joy. There’s a downside to spending lots of time outside, though….Read More
Is spring cleaning one of the items on your annual to-do list? Some people love the process of organizing and cleaning. For others, it’s a necessary evil. Love it or hate it, though, spring cleaning is a great opportunity for a fresh start. Have years of accumulated possessions started to make you feel a little…Read More
In addition to being beautiful, gardening is a great way for seniors to improve their mental, emotional, and physical health.