The Benefits of Balance Exercises for Older Adults
As we age, certain conditions or problems with our health have a tendency to make us unsteady on our feet. This makes us more susceptible to falling, and falls are the number one cause of accidental injury in seniors. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
, falls cause more than 90 percent of hip fractures in seniors.
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How today’s seniors are using technology
For some seniors, using technology available to them today can seem stressful and overwhelming, or far too confusing and complicated to invest any time into. However, the use of technology by adults aged 65 and older is actually increasing and changing the way we age. Your fears of learning how to use technology can be easily eliminated with a tutorial from your grandchildren or a tech-savvy caregiver.
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Senior Living Options Today
With all the senior living options available today, moving your loved one into a retirement home or senior community is no longer a last resort, but often a preferred choice.
When choosing a retirement home, there are several factors to consider, and there are also some basic qualities that should be evident.
Choosing a Retirement Home for your Loved One
If you’re just beginning your research on senior livin...Read More
Why is Healthy Aging so Important?
As we age, it’s natural to experience many changes in our lives. From children leaving home, retiring from your job, to starting to notice physical changes to your body, the way one handles all these adjustments is the key to healthy aging. This is why along with proper senior nutrition habits, daily exercise for seniors is so important to maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.
Aging doesn’t have to mean declining health, ...Read More
Why consider a transition to an assisted living facility?
If lately you’ve been noticing that your aging loved one is having difficulties around the home, seems socially isolated or is having memory issues, it might be time to consider looking into a transition to an assisted living facility. Your loved one’s safety and quality of life should not be at risk if they want to continue to age independently in their home.
Making the move into assisted living
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Why take part in occupational therapy treatment?
Occupational therapy is a treatment that focuses on improving life skills, often by utilizing adaptive tools. Participating in an occupational therapy program for seniors usually takes place after an injury, illness, or a mental health condition. The treatment is designed to help people live more independent and productive lives by incorporating meaningful activities to promote participation in everyday life.
The role of the occ...Read More