Hot Weather Safety Tips For Senior Adults

Hot Weather Safety Tips For Senior Adults It’s that time of year when outdoor temperatures can be extremely high. Everyone wants to spend time outdoors enjoying the sunshine, but it’s important to limit the exposure to direct sunlight and high temperatures, especially for senior adults, as much as possible. A study recently conducted found that almost a whopping 40% of …

The Importance of Foot Care For Senior Adults

The Importance of Foot Care For Senior Adults The foot, with 26 bones, is one of the most complex and complicated parts of our bodies. The sheer amount of wear and tear our feet endure puts a lot of stress and strain on them over the years. According to the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA), by the age of 50, …

Why Talk Therapy is Important For Seniors

Why Talk Therapy is Important For Seniors Getting older is simply a fact of life, but aging may present certain challenges to some individuals and their families. Most people look forward to their retirement years, but as some move from middle age into their senior years may find themselves having a difficult time adjusting. Almost every adult will experience some …

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, …