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By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on July 5, 2022

Many people dream of reaching the age of 100, and this is certainly one birthday that deserves a celebration. Living to be a centenarian is quite an achievement, and people can achieve this feat by adopting the following strategies. Take Care of the Little Things Many serious health conditions start…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on June 28, 2022

The ancient practice of yoga is popular among many age groups. However, the activity is especially beneficial for senior citizens. Classes are readily available at local community or fitness centers, and the various types of yoga ensure seniors can find a group suitable for them. Here are a few reasons…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on June 21, 2022

After menopause, women experience a range of changes within their bodies that may need to be addressed with their gynecologists. To stay in top condition, senior women should add these tips to their health regimens.  1. Guard against Infections Vaginal changes that occur with menopause, when combined with a lower…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on June 14, 2022

Seniors nearing the age of 65 will soon be eligible for Medicare benefits, and there are steps they need to take and vital information they need to remember. Here are five of the top things your aging loved one needs to know about Medicare.  1. Choosing the Right Plan Is…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on June 7, 2022

Chocolate isn’t generally thought of as a healthy food, but seniors and their families may be surprised to learn that dark chocolate, when eaten in moderation, can be a healthy treat for people over 65. Here are some of the major benefits your senior loved one can gain from eating…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 24, 2022

Did you know that more than 795,000 Americans have strokes each year? While there are uncontrollable risk factors for stroke, such as age, gender, race, and family history, there are many things seniors can do to actively lower their overall risk. Here’s some general information on healthy habits every senior…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 17, 2022

The foods your senior loved one consumes can have a significant impact on his or her health, so it’s important to focus on eating wholesome, nutritious foods that offer a variety of health benefits. Here are a few foods known to boost immune system health in older adults.  Yogurt Yogurt…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 10, 2022

When you’re a caregiver for a senior family member, the stress and responsibilities might make it difficult to get a full night of sleep. Taking care of yourself and getting enough rest are two of the best ways to stay healthy and be a better caregiver. Here are a few…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 3, 2022

It’s common for seniors who live alone to experience feelings of isolation, loneliness, and depression. If your elderly loved one experiences these negative emotions, it’s important to take steps to help him or her feel happier. To ensure you can promote your loved one’s sense of wellbeing, here are four…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on April 26, 2022

The gastrointestinal system is vital for retrieving the nutrients needed to keep other body systems functioning at optimal levels. As adults get older, their digestive systems undergo changes that may lead to different health conditions. Eating a healthy diet, getting enough sleep, and exercising are all important for keeping the…