Regular exercise is a must for all of us if we want to maintain a healthy weight and stay fit and strong, but it sometimes easier said than done for older generations that may struggle with pain, disability and other ailments.
Too often as we age our world becomes smaller and smaller. You see fewer people, and you participate in fewer activities, then depression may set in.
With some simple changes and techniques, it is possible for seniors to increase their physical activity and see benefits to both their physical and mental health. All it takes are a few slow … Read More
This article is intended to help diabetic senior citizens and their caregivers to help make positive choices when it comes to managing their diabetes through diet and meal planning.
Diabetes is a disease where the body does not function properly in metabolizing glucose. This could leave an individual with either very high or very low blood glucose levels and that can lead to variety of dangerous medical repercussions.
Since their are two different types of diabetes ( type 1 and 2), and diabetic needs will vary from patient to patient. Therefore, it is a great idea to set up a … Read More
Memory foam mattresses & mattress topper pads have become very popular in hospitals, rehab facilities and homes.
These products can make life much more comfortable for bedridden patients because they help to alleviate pressure sores, support better sleep and prevent allergens or dust mites causing further discomfort. Memory foam pillows and wedges can also support skeletal healing or prevent sleep apnea.
But why are memory foam products so preferred by leading hospitals?
And where can ordinary homeowners buy high-quality memory foam mattresses online?… Read More
Sometimes, it becomes difficult and in some cases, almost impossible, for seniors to lead an independent life. This may either be because of certain health conditions or simply because of the complexities that come with advanced age. Today, it is estimated that there are at least 39, 500 assisted living facilities in the U.S. How do you know where to begin?… Read More
What is a real fact in a healthy life? How can I accurately assess my own quality of life? These are some of the questions that a growing number of people are asking as they witness the increase in health problems in the country, in the form of allergies, autoimmune diseases, neurological disorders, developmental disorders, and chronic diseases – that is exactly where natural remedies can change your life. But the answers to these important questions must be experienced to be fully understood, and the only way to experience them is actually experiencing them. Simply as that – you will … Read More
The link between depression and Alzheimer has been a subject of debate for many years, and this has led to a lot of research to try and establish whether there exists a relationship between the two or not. The fact that depression is one of the signs of the onset of Alzheimer is indisputable. However, it has now emerged that the two go hand in hand, so one has to know how to identify the symptoms of the two conditions and most importantly how to take care of people suffering from one or both of them.… Read More
Aging is an unavoidable phenomena of life. As people age, they tend to need more care and more attention.
With this in mind, life in a senior living community is probably one of the best things that can happen to any senior.
The right solution could be independent living or assisted living, depending on the needs and circumstances of the senior/seniors in question.
Some of the benefits of seniors living in such communities include a greater sense of belonging and security as well as getting high levels of care while in the community.
Choosing the right long term care … Read More
There are so many things to worry about when you are living with depression; from how to sleep better to making sure your relationships don’t fall apart – you definitely need to find some coping skills that can help you feel better.
It is all about improving the quality of your life – here are eight tips that can help you get started.… Read More
Chinese Medicine is one of several natural remedies in the alternative medicine sphere that is practiced all over the world.
It finds its roots in China where it has existed for thousands of years and is still practiced most of China’s top medical facilities.
In the rest of the world, however, it is considered as an alternate form of medication rather than the primary.
What exactly is it?
Although it has evolved over time, Chinese medicine is a practice that involves not only natural cures using herbal and plant-based medication but also uses physical practices such acupuncture and massages as … Read More
By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the craze over fish oil and omega-3 fatty acids.
With nutritional fads coming and going at the rate of a frenzied game of angry frisbee, it’s natural to feel skeptical.
Separating the wheat from the chaff (haha) in terms of nutritional advice is proving more and more difficult nowadays. It’s healthy to question, because a lot of it is bunk.
The emerging wisdom about essential fatty acids is anything but bunk, however, and should be taken quite seriously.
There are a couple things you might not know about omega fatty acids, and … Read More