Getting older is never a reason that a senior should receive anything but dignified and respectful treatment from caregivers and loved ones. And how we talk to a senior—the words and tone of voice we use—can be uplifting or damaging. Elderspeak is a way of talking to a senior that assumes they aren’t capable of […]
Health and Wellness
What Are the 7 Stages of Alzheimer’s?
Watching a loved one slip into dementia can be difficult and sad. From losing their glasses, forgetting your phone number, or getting lost in the city where they’ve lived forever, the decline can simultaneously feel slow and swift. While the progression of Alzheimer’s doesn’t always fall into clear boxes, there are 7 understood stages of […]
How Social Connections Keep Seniors Healthy
When it comes to everyday life, having a community to support you can make a world of difference. The social connections seniors make are essential for their health. However, many older adults don’t have ways to make these connections. Continue reading to learn more about how social connections help keep seniors healthy. The Importance of […]
The 10 Best Foot and Ankle Exercises for Seniors
As we age, our bodies lose the flexibility and mobility we had when we were younger. You can still be a flexible, mobile adult if you do daily stretching and exercising. Adding some stretches and simple exercises into your daily routine can help improve your balance, strength, and mobility, as well as prevent muscle pain. […]