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The Important Facts Regarding Elderly Fall Prevention

Accidental falls are the number one cause of death and injuries in elderly Americans, with about 33% of seniors suffering from a bad fall at least once a year. These incidents have led to more than 2 million visits to emergency rooms. With more and more elderly people choosing to age in place, that can […]

Posted on September 3, 2019

4 Reasons Older Adults Should Try Yoga

Yoga is a type of workout that involves breath control, meditation, and body postures for health and relaxation. While it’s often depicted as a workout done by mostly young people, older adults can benefit from yoga greatly. September is National Yoga Month, and here are 4 reasons older adults should try yoga. Breathing Yoga focuses […]

Posted on September 1, 2019

August is Foot Health Month

Your feet aren’t usually what you’re thinking of when you hear ‘health,’ unless you’re having problems with them. But foot health is important, and properly taking care of your feet can reduce pain in the future. Despite what you might think, sore feet aren’t normal. Socks Arizona is hot, and it’s tempting to not wear […]

Posted on August 1, 2019

UV Safety Month

Raising awareness about important topics such as sun protection matters. With national health awareness campaigns on UV protection, a lot of families can learn information that can help them provide better care for their elderly loved ones, all while ensuring that they get the required amount of sunlight to be healthy. Sun Risks The sun […]

Posted on July 15, 2019

Social Wellness Month—Why Your Relationships Matter

July is social wellness month, a time dedicated to bringing awareness to the importance of relationships. Research shows that people with a strong social network live longer. Here’s how you can make your relationships better. Social Wellness and Health Isolation or having few social contacts has been proven to have negative and significant health implications. […]

Posted on July 1, 2019

The Longest Day – Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

The summer solstice, or what we also refer to as the longest day, will soon be here. Given that June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness month, the longest day is the perfect opportunity to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease and care. If you or a loved one is facing Alzheimer’s, then here are a few […]

Posted on June 21, 2019

Bipolar Disorder in Older Adults

Bipolar disorder usually targets individuals aged 15-24, but the disorder can definitely appear in older adults as well. While the exact number of older adults with bipolar disorder isn’t known, studies show that 1 in 10 new cases of bipolar disorder occur in adults over 50. How Common is Bipolar Disorder in Older Adults? The […]

Posted on June 1, 2019

Stroke Awareness Month: What You Need to Know

Increase your understanding of strokes and how it affects people’s lives every day. It’s Stroke Awareness Month and that gives you the chance to read up more about strokes. Knowing just a bit can help you save someone’s life—perhaps your own or that of a loved one. Know the Warning Signs About 800,000 strokes happen […]

Posted on May 15, 2019

5 Steps to Take Before Seeing Your Doctor About High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a serious concern for older adults, and it’s important to set up an appointment with your doctor about it immediately. However, you can take steps to ensure your doctor’s appointment provides you a more accurate strategy to tackle your high blood pressure. Invest in a High-Quality Home Blood Pressure Monitor You […]

Posted on May 1, 2019