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
What comes to your mind when you see the acronym ICE? If you pay attention to current events, you may immediately think of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. That is probably the most common use for the term and is the first thing that appears if you enter it in a search on Google. However, when…Read More
Fad diets may promise quick and easy weight loss, but are they good for your long-term health? Here’s what you need to know before you choose a weight loss plan.
We all cherish our happy memories and enjoy talking about them. However, for a person with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, reminiscing can be especially meaningful. This is because, as dementia progresses, recent memories deteriorate first. However, older memories are usually easier to access. When a person is given the opportunity to reflect on…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