Category: Senior Health

The Top Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

The cool dampness of fresh soil. The heat of the sunshine. The joyous music of songbirds. Gardening has the capacity to engage so many of our senses, and provides a wealth of positive benefits to seniors. No matter what the ability level or any space restrictions, there’s always a way to help older adults experience […]

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The Alzheimer’s Research Milestones We Can Now Celebrate

With so much negative news in 2020, it’s worth reflecting on some of the wonderful achievements the past year brought – such as advancements in Alzheimer’s research. Katie McDonough, director of programs and services for the Alzheimer’s Association, shares, “There are many things that we’re learning and it’s an exciting time for Alzheimer’s research.” 

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Intro to Senior Care: Tips for Caregiving for the New Caregiver

It may have come totally out of the blue: an unexpected fall that caused a broken hip and the need for Mom to have assistance to remain at home. Or, it may have been building up over time, such as through the incremental and slow progression of Alzheimer’s disease. Whatever the circumstances, you’ve now found […]

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How to Identify and Prevent Holiday Depression in Seniors

Although this time of year is typically viewed as the season of joy, for some older adults, the holidays are a period of profound sadness. And this year is no exception. Longing for holidays past, sadness over the loss of loved ones, and aging-related changes to health can intensify throughout the holiday season, and it’s […]

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