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  • Ensure Seniors Don’t Feel Lonely

    Ensure Seniors Don’t Feel Lonely

    It can be hard for seniors, to acknowledge their feelings of loneliness and isolation especially during holidays when families come together. An invitation to a dinner can make all the difference in their day. If they have difficulty to come for a visit, bring the celebrations to them to ensure that seniors don't feel lonely. Seniors Stats Last year, 28% of Americans aged […]

  • Stay Independent at Any Age and Health Conditions with PT

    Stay Independent at Any Age and Health Conditions with PT

      How PT works? PT is recommended for seniors suffering from vestibular, balance, gait, orthopedic and arthritis disorders, stroke/CVA, vertigo, incontinence, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease, cerebral Palsy, osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, diabetes, and many other condition. "It's important to look at each individual," says Tim Kauffman, PT, PhD, professor of physical therapy at Drexel University. […]

  • Design a Perfect Fitness Program for Yourself

    Design a Perfect Fitness Program for Yourself

    Physical activity becomes imperative for the 65+ age group. Whether you decide to join a class in the local fitness center or design a fitness program that will work just for you remember that there are six must-have components of any senior fitness program: dynamic warm-up, flexibility, aerobic activity, balance, muscular fitness, and cool-down exercises. […]

  • AgePage: A Good Night’s Sleep

    AgePage: A Good Night’s Sleep

    Provided by National Institute of Aging Ever since he retired, Edward dreads going to bed at night. He's afraid that when he turns off his light, he will just lie there with his eyes open and his mind racing. "How can I break this cycle?" he asks. "I'm so tired- I need to get some […]

  • Age Page: Depression

    Age Page: Depression

    Provided by National Institute of Aging Everyone feels blue now and then. It's part of life. But, if you no longer enjoy activities that you usually like, you may have a more serious problem. Feeling depressed without letup can change the way you think and the way you experience emotions. Doctors call this clinical depression. […]

  • Hospice Care: Make the Days Count!

    Hospice Care: Make the Days Count!

    The ways in which we experience death have been changing over the last century. The practice of end-of-life care has been influenced by the increased number of deaths occurring inside medical institutions. The percentage of deaths occurring inside US hospitals from 1949 until 1958 has increased by 10%. Back then, hospital staff was more focused […]

  • Never Too Late to Start Working Out

    Never Too Late to Start Working Out

    If you or your family member belong to 65+ age group, physical activity should be a part of your daily life! Start working out today to make your retirement happier, healthier and longer! According to Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults designed by U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), three to four hours of physical activity a […]