Over the past few decades, depression and anxiety rates have risen. During the ongoing global pandemic, stress-induced mental health disorders have further worsened. And no age group is immune. Anxiety disorders are now the most common mental illness in the US, affecting 18% of the population every year. True, anxiety is very treatable. However, only…Read More
We are all working hard to stay healthy! For as long as we can remember, healthcare has always meant a trip to the doctor’s office. Our memories are full of long wait times, sticky chairs, and the overwhelming sound of sniffling patients around us. With the rise of telehealth, though, healthcare is rapidly changing. It’s…Read More
Do you grow fresh herbs indoors? Starting an indoor herb garden is easier than you’d think. Growing your own herbs means you’ll always have a well-stocked arsenal of flavors to add to your cooking, even during cold seasons when fresh herbs wouldn’t normally be available. Also, the green leaves and earthy aromas will brighten up…Read More
No matter their age, nearly everyone wants to improve memory. Whether it’s something as simple as misplacing the car keys, or as significant as misremembering an important anniversary, the feeling of forgetting is universal to the human experience. However, memory loss is a particular concern for seniors. Approximately 40% of people aged 65 or older…Read More
Many accidents and injuries that occur in the home are very preventable. Follow these simple home safety tips to make your home as safe as possible.
As the body ages, strength and mobility can start to suffer. Maintain your mobility with these easy at-home exercises.
Social isolation can be difficult to deal with, no matter your age or circumstances. It can be especially challenging, though, for elderly people who live alone or who depend on routines outside of the home for stability and companionship. If you or a loved one is struggling with social isolation, here are four tips to…Read More
We all want to stay healthy. We also recognize that we can make choices that help us to feel better and can lower our chances of becoming sick, whether it’s paying attention to nutrition, including exercise in our routine, getting enough sleep, or scheduling regular visits with our doctor and listening to his or her…Read More
Generation Z. You probably heard the term before, but maybe you’re not sure exactly who belongs to this generation. Or maybe you’re looking for a way to bridge the age gap and truly engage with younger family members. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be difficult. If you have family members who…Read More