Summer Food Safety

July 11, 2023 — As we approach the heart of summer, with its beautiful sunshine and balmy weather, many of us look forward to dining alfresco and enjoying barbecues and picnics with friends and family. It’s a lovely season, but for older adults, it’s crucial to remember that warm weather can bring with it a higher risk of foodborne... Read More

Are You Prepared for a Natural Disaster?

June 28, 2023 — When a natural disaster strikes, all living things are in danger. But older people are especially at risk of injury or illness because of pre-existing conditions or mobility issues. Being prepared for natural disasters can literally mean the difference between life and death or serious injury. And unfortunately, these natural disasters and climate events are... Read More

Heart Healthy Travel Tips

June 13, 2023 — Summer is in full swing and many of us are traveling for leisure or to spend time with family and friends. A getaway is good for our mental and physical health. Travel offers the chance to create lasting memories and forge meaningful connections. But if you or a loved one has a history of heart... Read More

More Than Memory Loss

June 2, 2023 — Movies and television shows have long portrayed people with dementia in a very stereotypical way. The scene is usually a woman wandering around (probably in a nightgown) outside of home; she appears lost and distracted. The woman is unable to recognize her own children when they find her and want to bring her to safety;... Read More

Do You Really Need Supplements?

May 19, 2023 — Get extreme energy! Melt your fat with this secret ingredient! Doctors won’t tell you about this amazing herb!  Sometimes it can feel like supplement bottles are yelling at us from the shelves of our local pharmacy. Some make some pretty big claims about how the capsules inside will solve all sorts of health problems and... Read More

Happy Nurses Week

May 11, 2023 — It’s National Nurses Week from May 6-12, and we’re honoring our amazing Resilience Home Health nurses! As the largest group of healthcare professionals in the U.S., nurses play an essential role in providing direct care to patients, promoting healthy lifestyles, and teaching health education.  Today we celebrated our nurses with breakfast and gifts during an... Read More

Reduce Indoor Allergies

May 2, 2023 — The itchy, watery eyes. The ongoing congestion. The tingling sensation that just…just…just…makes you sneeze! Spring means fresh flowers and sunshine, but it also brings along allergies. Allergies are the body’s overreaction to foreign protein that gets into or onto the body. And it’s the sixth-leading chronic illness in the United States, impacting more than 100... Read More

Alone But Not Lonely: Tips for Solo Aging

April 24, 2023 — There’s a famous song where the singer wails “All by myself…don’t wanna be…all by myself.” But being alone can bring benefits, like building empathy, productivity, creativity, and mental strength. Today, more than one in four adults over age 60 lives alone in the United States; senior women are more likely than senior men to live... Read More

Volunteer to Save the Planet

April 14, 2023 — Superheroes make it look easy, but saving the planet is tough work–especially from climate change. This April 22 marks the 53rd anniversary of Earth Day, the world’s largest environmental movement with one billion people in more than 193 countries  participating in a wide range of coordinated events. The theme is “Invest in Our Planet” and... Read More

Bone Up to Protect Your Bones

March 23, 2023 — Osteoporosis is a quiet disease that impacts the bones, weakening them over time and making fractures more likely. About 50 million people over 50 in the U.S. have low bone mass, although they may not know it until they break a bone. Although many connect fragile bones as a normal part of the aging process,... Read More