Nutrition plays a crucial role in the aging process. As we age, our bodies undergo several changes, including a decline in muscle mass, bone density, and immune function. Proper nutrition can help slow down the aging process and reduce the risk of age-related diseases.
Motor function, which refers to the ability to move and control muscles, typically declines with age. Here are some ways that motor function changes as people age.
There have been many advances in anti-aging research that may benefit senior citizens. Here are a few examples.
There are many fun activities that senior citizens can enjoy in the springtime. Here are some ideas.
Short term rehabilitation, also known as subacute rehabilitation, is a program of care that is designed to help individuals recover from an illness, injury, or surgery. It typically involves a range of therapies and services that are provided for a limited period of time, usually ranging from a few days to a few weeks, until the individual is able to return home or move to a more long-term care facility.
Healthy living is crucial for senior citizens as it helps them maintain good physical and mental health, improve their quality of life, and prolong their lifespan. Here are some tips for senior citizens to live a healthy life.
Putting a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult decision, but it can be the right choice when they need round-the-clock care. Here are some important considerations to keep in mind.
Happy holidays everyone. Whatever you celebrate, this time of year is a perfect time to take stock and think about the blessings in our lives and what we’re grateful for. With that in mind, we thought these beautiful and inspiring quotes would help put you in the holiday spirit.
Research shows that people living with Alzheimer’s disease can reduce depression, increase feelings of competence, and improve relationships with family members.
How do you know a parent needs more help than you can give? Here’s how to tell when they need a nursing home. Sometimes, it’s easy to see the signs. Maybe your parent experienced a fall or received advice from her physician that it’s time to consider a nursing home. But, sometimes the signs are tougher to see.