The Most Common Health Issues Seniors Face

The Most Common Health Issues Seniors Face You’ve likely heard a senior citizen say, “ If I had known I were going to live this long I would have taken better care of myself.” Aging is a fact of life, and if you are nearing or over the age of 60, it’s important that you give a lot of thought …

The Winter Blues and Seniors

The Winter Blues and Seniors As the winter months drag on, many seniors will fall into a state of depression known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). Commonly known as the “winter blues”, this form of depression is caused in part by a lack of sunlight. Days are shorter and tend to be more overcast and cloudy. The temperature is colder, …

Tips For Safe Holiday Celebrations with Seniors

Tips For Safe Holiday Celebrations with Seniors It’s that time of year. The time for holiday parties and family gatherings, and perhaps catching up with loved ones we haven’t been able to see all year. It is a joyous time of year, but the Covid-19 pandemic has made us take a step back and put the brakes on large gatherings. …

Fun Activities to Keep Seniors Busy

Fun Activities to Keep Seniors Busy When we approach or enter into retirement, many of us may feel afraid, or develop the sense that we are losing our self identity. The opposite is actually true as you now have the extra time to do the things you really enjoy, solely for the fun of doing them. It’s important to stay …

Depression in Seniors: What to Look Out For

Depression in Seniors: What to Look Out For Feelings of sadness, loneliness and frustration can change the way a senior citizen looks at life. There are various reasons why people over 60 may experience depression, including that they no longer feel like they are useful to society. After a lifetime of hard work, raising children and social activity in their …