In honor of Healthy Aging Month this September, here are some tips on staying healthy through the years so that you can thrive living on your own.
Improve Your Balance with Yoga
Falls are a serious risk to seniors, but activities like yoga can help improve balance and reduce the risk of falling. Learn how yoga can improve your balance and keep you safe.
How to Setup a Medical Alert System
With a Medical Alert system, set-up is super easy—often taking a matter of minutes on your end. Once installed, the sense of security is instantaneous.
How to Choose a Medical Alert System
The most important thing about a Medical Alert system is that it stays on your body, where it belongs, to do its job. Apart from that, you need to decide which system is right for you and your lifestyle. Here are the top five considerations when choosing a medical alert system.
What is Fall Detection? And Do You Need It?
One in four Americans age 65 or older experiences a fall each year and an older adult is seen in an emergency department for a fall every 11 seconds. Given these stats, should you be considering a fall detection system?
Studies show that too much time spent on phones, TVs and laptops can have adverse effects on adults. From weight gain to poor sleep, here’s what excessive screen time may be doing to you.
Correcting a poor diet and finding the motivation to consume more food each day can be a tricky process. Luckily, there are steps you can take to address this issue and start living a healthier lifestyle.
We all know sleep is important, but what if you just can’t seem to get enough? Check out these six tips guaranteed to get you much better sleep starting tonight.
Massage therapy has numerous therapeutic benefits for seniors including easing muscle and joint pain, increasing mobility, improving blood circulation, and reducing aches and pains in the body. Be sure to check that your masseuse specializes in geriatric therapeutic massage so they know the proper techniques and right amount of pressure to apply.
Ballroom, salsa, tap or swing. Pick your favorite dance – and your favorite partners – and hit the dance floor. This low-impact exercise is great for seniors looks to get some aerobics into their routine. It can also help with balance and coordination, reducing your risk for falls.