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Home Remedies that Work for seniors in Assisted Living

Published on 03 11, 2014 by in Blog
Older people in assisted living can save money by using home remedies instead of buying over-the-counter medications for several conditions from aching muscles to canker sores. Ingredients of these remedies are usually found in cupboards. Below are some home-remedies but be sure to first check with your doctor before trying something out, especially if you are currentl [...]

Memory Care – Lower Your Stress and Improve Your Memory

Published on 03 11, 2014 by in Blog
Researchers have long discovered the negative effects of too much stress on the body. However, a new study also proved that prolonged stress can also have some detrimental effects on the brain. People can experience stress in different situations. The most common stress is a short term stress which usually resolves within a few minutes to a day, the other kind of stres [...]

Senior Living Made Safe: Preventing Falls

Published on 03 11, 2014 by in Blog
One of the leading causes of injury in senior citizens is fall. According to various surveys, falls have become a leading cause of injury related hospital admissions of senior citizens. It is true that falls are common in older people. However, relatives and caregivers should understand the fact that these falls can be prevented. The chances of these incidences are dep [...]

Assisted Senior Living: The Amazing Benefits of Music to Memory Care

Published on 03 11, 2014 by in Blog
As people get older, one of the functions that will be degraded is the memory. This is the reason why a senior living company should take steps in maintaining good memory care for their patients. Some of the common mental illness that seniors encounter includes Dementia and Alzheimer’s. These illnesses may seem simple, but the effects that these have on the patients [...]

Health Tips for seniors in Assisted Living

Published on 03 10, 2014 by in Blog
The first tip is connected with dementia care. Studies have shown that flossing can help limit the bacteria that are known contributors to Alzheimer’s disease. They didn’t state the role of the gum disease in developing the condition, but they concluded that the bacteria was found in four of the ten dementia’s samples, but not seen in all ten non-Alzheimer’s sa [...]

How to Achieve a Physically Fit Body the Easy Way

Published on 03 10, 2014 by in Blog
You probably already went through a serious diet and exercise plan this year but is now having a hard time trying to figure out a new workout regimen. Keeping the body physically fit at all times can be challenging but there are always few easy ways you can do to stay fit, active, and get moving. Don’t Force Yourself to Move Around Too Soon A lot of people, [...]

Utilizing Senior Independence

Published on 03 10, 2014 by in Blog
The elderly population is ever growing in the United States, where healthcare is at its most optimum level, and life spans having increased. With the slump in America’s economy, adult children find it difficult to manage their own lives and families as well as their parents who have reached a level at which assistance is needed. Many adult children do not want to go [...]

Mobility Equals Independence

Published on 03 10, 2014 by in Blog
When it becomes difficult to cope with everyday activities, seniors may need assistance in order to better their quality of life. Some of the things they may need are different tools and mobility aids that will help them maintain their mobility. It is important to check up with a physiotherapist or an occupational therapist in order to know all about the differences an [...]

Watching Your Cholesterol Levels Could Help You Prevent Alzheimer’s

Published on 01 17, 2014 by in Blog
Looks like high good cholesterol and low bad cholesterol can lower one’s chances of getting Alzheimer’s diseases and other dementia complications. According to a recent research conducted by university of California Davis, high levels of good cholesterol and low levels of bad cholesterol one’s bloodstream are healthy. Researchers believe that the two cholester [...]

Tips to Follow for an Effective Senior Exercise

Published on 01 16, 2014 by in Blog
As we grow older, maintaining an active lifestyle becomes an important part of our lives. Regular exercise boosts our energy, creates independence, and helps us manage whenever illness or body pain occurs. Often times, a regular exercise, can even turn the symptoms of aging around; it makes us feel young instead.  It is good for the mind, mood, and for our memory. It [...]

Testing the Powerful Effect of Music in Improving Senior Health

Published on 01 15, 2014 by in Blog
Whether being a participant in a choir, in the community provides tangible health benefits to seniors or not is a question that a UCSF research project is conducting. UCSF is the number one university in its dedication to promoting health around the world through graduate-level education pertaining to health professions and the life sciences, advanced biomedical res [...]

Mediterranean Diet for Senior Women’s Healthier and Longer Lives

Published on 01 14, 2014 by in Blog
Nov.4th, 2013, Monday (HealthDayNews)– According to a new study, middle-aged women observing a healthy Mediterranean diet have a great chance of living a longer and healthier life. According to Cecilia Samieri, a lead researcher at the Universite de Bordeaux and INSERM in France, women who followed a healthier dietary pattern in their middle-aged years were 40% mo [...]
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