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Outdoor Safety for Older Adults

June 28, 2024 — Our modern, tech-focused lifestyles can find us in front of a screen for longer than we’d like to admit. A popular internet insult is to tell someone to “touch grass,” meaning step away from the computer and go outside. If that might describe you, it’s worth a reminder that spending time in nature is good... Read More

Swim Safely

June 3, 2024 — Swimming is often hailed as one of the best exercises for people of all ages, particularly for older adults. It’s low-impact, gentle on the joints, and provides a full-body workout. Not only does it improve cardiovascular health and flexibility, but it also enhances mental well-being. However, as with any physical activity, safety should be a... Read More

Aging Skin – What to Expect, What’s Normal and What’s Not

May 14, 2024 — Aging is a natural process that affects all parts of the body, including the skin. As we grow older, it’s normal for our skin’s appearance and texture to change due to factors like reduced collagen production and loss of elasticity. However, it’s important to stay aware of these changes and know which are typical and... Read More

Embracing Your Third Act

April 26, 2024 — Welcome to your third act, a time of life that promises adventure, growth, and the joy of discovery. For many, retirement marks not an end but the beginning of an exciting new chapter, ripe with opportunities to explore passions old and new. This period can be one of the most vibrant and fulfilling times of... Read More

Patient Power

April 18, 2024 — We all know how important healthcare appointments are to our ongoing wellbeing. We also know how hectic the day is for our medical providers; the average amount of time doctors spend with patients is under 19 minutes. In this rapid healthcare environment, how can you get the care you need? Two words: patient advocacy. At... Read More

The Science of Happiness

April 4, 2024 — March 20 was International Day of Happiness! The United Nations established this awareness day in 2012 as a reminder of the important role that happiness plays in the lives of people all over the globe. The pursuit of happiness is perhaps one of humanity’s oldest goals. There are countless books, articles, podcasts, and documentary films... Read More

The Joy of Spring Cleaning

March 21, 2024 — Spring is right around the corner! Flowers are beginning to bloom, the days are getting longer, and it’s peak time for reminders about spring cleaning. Spring cleaning isn’t just about dusting shelves and organizing closets—it’s about revitalizing our living spaces and refreshing our minds. And for older adults, spring cleaning can be part of an... Read More

Make Music a Part of Your Healthy Aging Plan

March 14, 2024 — Music has been described by both scholars and artists as the universal language of humanity. Music is therapeutic, especially when it comes to healthy aging. As research continues to unveil the relationship between music and our minds, it becomes increasingly evident that embracing musical moments is good for our health. Music and brain health Studies... Read More

The People in Your Aging Neighborhood

February 26, 2024 — As we journey through the various stages of life, our needs, concerns, and health considerations evolve. Aging can bring about unique challenges and require specialized care and support. However, most don’t know about these professionals until we need to interact with them. In the spirit of Sesame Street’s “The People in Your Neighborhood” segment, we... Read More

Make a Plan for Independent Aging

February 13, 2024 — February is Senior Independence Month, an opportunity to celebrate the vitality and resilience of older adults. Aging is life—everybody’s doing it! Most older adults want to maintain their independence for as long as possible. The best way to achieve that is to plan ahead and be proactive. There are many strategies and tips that can... Read More