Working After Retiring

One of the secrets of aging is keeping busy – having something to look forward to for the day – a reason to get up in the morning. The way to do this is as varied as the individuals themselves. But for some, they enjoy having there own little at-home online business that they can … Read more

Grief and Insomnia: Getting Better Sleep After Losing a Spouse

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Today’s Guest Post is from Teresa at Mental Health for Seniors. Losing a spouse or partner can be devestating. In this article, Teresa offers us some tips on how to lesssen one aspect of grieving – insomnia. Losing a spouse or partner is one of the most stressful events in a person’s life. The symptoms … Read more

Your Eyes and Aging

As we age, most everything about us goes through various changes and your eyes aren’t immune to those changes. Some of those changes might include dry eyes, too many tears, cataracts, age-related macular degeneration, floaters, and glaucoma. Your vision and eyes also become weaker, but there are some things you can do in order to … Read more

Where Did My Eyebrows Go?

Hair loss that comes with age doesn’t just affect the hair on your head; it can also affect your eyebrows. Seems kind of silly to think about it, but it’s true. When your eyebrows thin out or completely fall out it makes you look older in some cases much older than you are. When we’re … Read more

Thyroid Health as You Age

If your thyroid isn’t working correctly there are many side effects that you’ll experience hair loss, weight gain, sleeping disorders, and possibly even feeling down a lot of the time. None of those things are healthy for you, but in some cases it can be avoided. In order to avoid some of these issues, it’s … Read more

Taking Care of Your Eyes as You Age

For most people as they age reading glasses are a normal part of life. We reach for them every time we want to read the newspaper, a good book or surf the internet. It’s irritating, particularly if you’re out some place and you forgot your glasses you have to hold the menu at arm’s length … Read more

Staying Hydrated is Vital as You Age

Every part of our body ages we can’t stop the aging process, but we can slow it down some by doing some things differently. Staying hydrated is one of those things. Our bodies are about 60% water and without getting enough water our bodies won’t function properly. Sometimes we just don’t realize all of the … Read more

Sleep and Aging

It is important to note that when you lay down every night to sleep, your body uses this time to repair itself. If you aren’t getting the sleep you need each night then you are depriving your body of this natural self-repair time. If you don’t think “beauty sleep” is a real thing then you … Read more

Sagging and Jiggling and Wrinkles Oh My!

As we age these are all things that we have to contend with. There are parts of us that sag and jiggle that never did before. Every time we look in the mirror there seems to be a new wrinkle that pops up UGH! However, there are some “face” exercises that you can do that … Read more

Preventing Incontinence Naturally

None of us really want to think, or even talk about incontinence, but it affects a huge majority of the population most of them being women. There is no exact number because a lot of people don’t discuss it with their doctor estimates from several studies put the number between 13 20 million people. That’s … Read more

Preventing Bone Loss Naturally

Osteoporosis is a huge concern for so many of us as we age. We fear falling and breaking a hip or just breaking any of our bones because our bones have become so brittle and so weak. If you aren’t sure about the health of your bones you should make an appointment with your doctor … Read more

Pets and a Longer Life

We all love having pets they bring joy to our lives, they love us unconditionally, they are our best friend and confidant, they help beat loneliness and they just make us happy. However, did you know that pets really can help add years to your life? It might sound silly, but because of all of … Read more

Natural Ways to Ward of Insomnia

Not getting enough sleep each night can contribute to aging well before you should. When you sleep your body uses this time to rejuvenate and repower itself and if you aren’t sleeping enough or sleeping well then your body doesn’t have time to do what it needs to. Therefore you look older and feel older … Read more

Male Menopause

Yes, male menopause (or “andropause”) is really a thing, whether you want to believe it or not and like female menopause, it occurs as a man ages and testosterone levels begin to decrease. Not every man will experience the signs or symptoms of male menopause, but there are plenty of men who have and will … Read more

Maintain Your Balance

One of the biggest issues that so many of us face as we grow older is our balance. We tend to fall more and some of us even experience some type of vertigo that puts our balance out of whack at times. Your balance depends a lot on the strength of your core, so working … Read more

Look and Feel Younger Using Supplements

There are so many products being advertised out there in the market place that will help prevent your skin from aging and others that will reduce the fine lines that you’ve accumulated over time. While this is all well and good, most of the best products you can use are the ones that nature has … Read more

Look and Feel Younger Using Essential Oils

Every time you turn on the television or open a magazine there are a ton of advertisements for anti-aging miracles whether it be for your skin, for more clarity and focus or for better mobility they are all out there waiting us to spend our money on their product. However, it is also important to … Read more

Little Known Anti-Aging Tips for Your Brain

We all know by now that your brain will stay younger longer if you get enough sleep, eat foods that are good for you and exercise. These are obvious things we know, but there are several other ways you might not know about that could help keep your brain young. Learning a foreign language keeps … Read more

Hot Flashes Be Gone!

The vast majority of women who go through menopause will also experience hot flashes along with their other symptoms. Depending on where you are when they happen, they can be just downright embarrassing. Your face turns red, you break out in a sweat, and you HAVE to fan yourself or you might just melt on … Read more

Help for Hair Loss

Many people experience hair loss as they age men and women alike. As we get older, our bodies don’t produce the keratin that it did when we were younger, thus leading to our hair falling out completely or just getting thinner. Rather than doing the comb over and trying to hide the hair loss, or … Read more

Fighting Against Age Spots

Age spots are caused because of exposure to the sun and since our hands are in the sun more than any other part of our body with the exception of our faces, that’s where most age spots occur. That puts those brown looking spots right on display for everyone to see every time we hand … Read more

Effects of Sugar on Your Body

More and more people are starting to really pay attention to what they put in their body for health reasons. However, did you know that what you eat or don’t eat – can also help keep you from looking and feeling older? Sugar is one of the biggest culprits for having negative effects on your … Read more

Brain Fog and Aging

When a person experiences brain fog they sometimes feel unorganized, unable to put their thoughts together properly, forgetful and just can’t focus on their daily activities. A lot of us experience this sometimes in our lives for various reasons, but, as we age, this brain fog can become more common. Just like our bodies, as … Read more

Anti-Aging Solutions Beyond Your Face

While most of our aging shows on our face before any place else, anti-aging isn’t just about the wrinkles on your face. As we age, a lot of the aging process happens inside our body this affects our joints, our emotions and our organs. A lot of the time we don’t really feel like we’re … Read more

7 Habits to Help You Feel Younger Than You Are

It is true that we all get older – it’s a fact of life. From the moment you are born you begin to age: your body, your mind, your skin … it all gets older. So, what’s the secret to feeling younger than you are? It’s not really a secret at all. Some scientists actually … Read more

6 Foods That Can Help Relieve Joint Pain

Joint pain is a serious issue as you age just like the rest of our body – our joints tend to wear down and in some cases, simply wear out. However, there are some healthy foods you can eat that can help to alleviate some of that joint pain possibly even end it completely. Avocados … Read more

What You Need to Know If You Want to Downsize in Retirement

Today’s Guest Post is from Teresa at Mental Health for Seniors. Downsizing in itself can be daunting, but when you are also moving into a community-based facility, such as assisted-living, it can be even more traumatic for some seniors. I went through this with my parents a few years ago – selling their house and … Read more

Recognizing the Signs: Watching for Depression in Older Adults

This Guest Post is from Harry Cline from newcaregiver.org. This is always an important topic, but even more so during the pandemic. Enjoy! People go through many physical and life changes, as they grow older. The aging process often exacerbates health problems that limit your ability to do things you enjoy, or reduce mobility altogether. … Read more

Nursing Home or Assisted Living? Which Is the Best Option for You

This Guest Post is from Jason Lewis of Strongwell.org – a fitness website for Seniors. Note from me: This is another topic near and dear to my heart as my mother lives in an assisted living facility and I know first how difficult the decision was to move into one and two, finding one that fit … Read more

What You Need to Know as a Senior Launching a Home-Based Business

This Guest Post is provided as a courtesy from Annabelle at elders.center. Today’s seniors are healthier and living longer than previous generations. With the knowledge and expertise they have gained through years of experience, it’s not surprising that they have higher self-employment rates than younger workers. If you want to use this phase of life to … Read more

How to Stay Emotionally Healthy as You Age

This Guest Post is from Jason Lewis at Strongwell.org. They have a lot of good wellness information for seniors like us. Meanwhile, enjoy this article on how to stay emotionally strong as you age! Physical changes tend to be the more obvious concern for seniors as they age. Mental and emotional health, however, can be … Read more

Maintaining Wellness as You Age Is Easier with Technology

Today’s Guest Post is from Jason Lewis at Strongwell.org. They have a lot of good wellness information for seniors like us. Meanwhile, enjoy this article on how to maintain your wellness through technology! ===================================   It can be hard to remember to take your pills throughout the day or notice patterns in your overall health … Read more

5 Ways Seniors Can Say Goodbye to Financial Stress

Today’s Guest Post is from Helen at agingwellness.org. If you worry about your finances after retiring, the tips in this article are for you! After leaving the workforce, many seniors experience some degree of financial stress. After all, life on a fixed budget requires a different approach to personal finance. Depending on your needs, you … Read more

How Does the Body Turn Inflammation Into Painful Arthritis?

Chronic inflammation  is the cause, progressor, and result of various kinds of arthritis. It either starts with acute inflammation after an injury, or it results from the body turning on itself when an autoimmune dysfunction arises.   Either way, inflammation is painful. So, why would you want to suffer from this life-sucking, pleasure-popping condition that makes … Read more

Where Does the Biggest Cause of Rheumatoid Arthritis Hide?

Since inflammation is such a focal point in the discussion of various types of arthritis, it can be easy to miss the bigger picture. The human body has an incredible defense system, and it can either be your best friend or your worst enemy. A dysfunctional immune response leads to rheumatoid arthritis and other forms. … Read more

What Are the Side Effects of Your Arthritis Medications?

Modern medicine has made many strides in the last century but sometimes at the cost to your body, immune system, and the gut microbiome. Many times, it can be like medicine takes one step forward and two steps back. It’s true that many medications provide tremendous benefits to patients, but there are multiple unwanted side … Read more

What Are the Most Common Arthritis Types People Can Have?

Arthritis isn’t only a pain in the backside. It’s a painful inflammation that surrounds the joints in your body. Many people suffer from osteoarthritis, the most common type, but there are more than 100 other types of arthritis. The first certainty about arthritis is that it’s misunderstood. The term ‘arthritis’ actually refers to a collection … Read more

Understand What Causes Arthritis to Develop in Your Joints

Different types of arthritis are caused by various factors. Learning about the risks and predisposed causations of these debilitating conditions can help you navigate away from them or manage them more effectively. Some can be avoided, and the onset of others can be delayed well into the golden years. Moreover, some types of arthritis can … Read more

The Ultimate Gout Diet Can Change Your Life for the Better!

Gout is a different kind of arthritis that requires special treatment with simple and effective nutritional guidelines. Not every diet works because you can’t focus on inflammation alone. Gout is mainly caused by the build-up of excess uric acid, and there are some foods you must avoid to prevent the flares. Changing your diet can … Read more

Start Using Natural Arthritis Remedies to Manage Your Pain

Arthritis is a debilitating condition if it’s allowed to progress without proper management, regardless of which type you have. There are days where you can’t be as active as you desire, and there are days when the stiffness is utterly painful. Inflammation is a major concern for arthritis, and the immune system can react unfavorably … Read more

Prevent Gout With Simple Tricks and Live Pain-Free Again!

The body is both its own worst enemy and best friend, and your desires and nutritional lifestyle are the fine lines between the two. Everything that goes into your stomach impacts your health, whether it promotes or diminishes it. Gout is intricately connected to the foods you eat and the lifestyle you lead. The stomach … Read more

Do You Have Gout? What Is Gout and What Causes It?

Gout is a unique form of arthritis, and it’s truly painful. Some people only have one or two flares a month, so they don’t consider it a chronic problem. However, other people have flares galore, leaving them wondering whether it’s become permanent. Gout is an inflammatory response, but it’s also caused by a second culprit … Read more

Alternative Arthritis Therapies Can Help to Manage It Better

Alternative treatment options have been available for eons, but they’re becoming more popular with the science to support them. All arthritis types can be treated effectively with natural therapies. They can even lower uric acid levels in gout. These alternative options can treat the effects of arthritis and the pain that accompanies it. Some methods … Read more

How Seniors Can Avoid Injuries At Home

Annabelle from Elder.center.com was kind enough to send us another Guest Post.  As you will see in the article, there are many things in a senior’s home that can lead to having an accident. In this article, she covers the risks and how to mitigate them before they become an issue and lead to an … Read more

Types Of Help A Senior Might Need When Moving

As we get older, we often start to think about moving to a new location. Perhaps this is a smaller home or an independent/assisted-living center where we can socialize in a low to no-maintenance environment. On the surface, the process seems pretty straightforward, but there are a few subtle nuances and places where seniors might … Read more

New Website – Chronic Kidney Disease

With any health or medical condition, knowledge is power. The more you can learn about the disease, the better equipped you are to participate in your treatment in conjunction with your healthcare provider. To that end, I created a knowledge website for Chronic Kidney Disease. Below is a blog post from my new website. Enjoy … Read more

New Book – Healthy Habits

Habits can be good or bad. Of course the ones we want to keep are the good one and either drop the bad habits entirely or change them to good ones. In my new book Healthy Habits, I teach you how to identify bad habits and some things you can do to change them. In … Read more

A Healthy Brain for Healthy Hearing

When most think of brain health, they do it in terms of retaining memories as they age. But your brain affects many processes throughout your body – not just whether or not you can recall things. When you think of aging and the symptoms that go along with it, you might associate it with joint … Read more

How Aging in Community Can Benefit You During Retirement

This another great post from our Guest Author Sharon Wagner from Senior Friendly. info and highlights aging in place vs. aging in community. Not sure of the difference? Read on to find out … When we say “it takes a village,” we’re often talking about raising children. In reality, though, people need a village or … Read more

Tips for Seniors to Save Money Without Missing Out on Life

Our Guest Post today is provided by Harry Cline at NewCareGiver.org. Visit his website titled The New Caregiver’s Comprehensive Resource: Advice, Tips, and Solutions from Around the Web for more great senior care information. As a retired Senior myself, this information from Mr. Cline is important as it highlights several things we can do to increase our … Read more

Part-Time Jobs Perfect for Retirement

This great post today is from our Guest Author Sharon Wagner from Senior Friendly. info and highlights some jobs that are geared toward seniors and working from home. Not only will these jobs provide some extra money to supplement your retirement income, but they also help keep your brain sharp. Now onto the article … … Read more

4 Surprising Ways You Can Live Your Senior Years to the Fullest

NOTE: This is another article from Guest Author Jason Lewis. If you recall, he also wrote 7 Ways To Improve Your Quality Of Life If You’re Over 65 here on this blog. Enjoy the read! ***************************************************************** Are you a senior looking to get more out of life? Well, it probably won’t surprise you to know … Read more

An Emotional Decision: Assisted Living or Living at Home?

Our Guest Post today is provided by Harry Cline at NewCareGiver.org. Visit their website titled The New Caregiver’s Comprehensive Resource: Advice, Tips, and Solutions from Around the Web for more great senior care information. This topic is personal to me as my Mom is in an assisted living facility here in AZ. We had to … Read more

Senior Fall Prevention Guide 2020-2021

Our Guest Post today is provided by Michael at ElderFreedom.net. Visit them for more great information on Senior Living. As we age physical changes, prior and emerging health conditions, and occasionally even the medications used to treat those conditions, all make accidental falls more likely. In fact, falls are a leading cause of injury among … Read more

5 Fitness Rules for Seniors to Follow

Want to increase your chances of living to be 100? Working out—even in small increments—is one of the keys to living a healthy and long life. As longevity becomes more and more talked about, we’re all looking for ways to live longer and better. As one experts puts it, “Your workouts should depend on your individual … Read more

Planning for Long-Term Care: Anticipating Needs and Covering Costs

NOTE: This article is from our guest blogger Hazel Bridges from Aging Wellness. Now onto this great article on long-term care and some things you can do to prepare for it or minimize your risk. Are you prepared for the possibility of requiring long-term care? Perhaps you think you can avoid the need altogether. Although … Read more

Yoga For People Over 50

If you’ve never done yoga before, the thought of starting yoga for people over 50 may seem daunting. However, yoga is far from being a “one size fits all” type of activity, as you can modify it to fit your needs without hassle. I do Hatha Yoga classes and I’m 68. In fact in my … Read more

How to Look After Your Brain as You Get Older

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As we age, many of us will expect to become more forgetful. What we might not realize though is that we can also expect to see our IQ diminish. ‘Fluid intelligence’ (the ability to wrestle with an abstract concept and produce a useful answer) is negatively correlated with age, meaning that the older we become, … Read more

Oily Skin The Right Skin Care Approach

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To start the discussion on oily skin care, it’s imperative to first understand the cause behind oily skin. Put simply, oily skin is a result of excessive production of sebum (an oily substance that is naturally produced by skin). As is known to everyone, excess of everything is bad; so excessive sebum is bad too. … Read more

Dry Skin The Recipe for Skin Care

Dry skin cannot be ignored. Dry skin leads to cracking of the upper layer of skin and gives it a real bad appearance. The main causes of dry skin include: dry climate, hormonal changes, too much exfoliation and treatment of other skin disorders. Moreover, dryness could be the inherent nature of one’s skin. Whatever be … Read more

Natural Skin Care The Right Way

Put simply, ‘natural skin care’ is caring for your skin in a natural and chemical-free way. Natural skin care enables the skin to take care of itself without any assistance from synthetic materials or chemicals. ‘Natural skin care’ is about inculcation of good habits in the way you lead your day to day life. A … Read more

Skin Care Let’s Get Serious

Are you looking for a serious skin care regimen? Do you know what you hope to gain from it? A serious skin care regimen is all about developing and maintaining healthy, glowing skin for the rest of your life. As you age, your body’s natural skin elasticity becomes weaker. So your skin care routine will … Read more

Caring for Your Skin Skin Cream Verses Lotion

There is no dearth of skin care creams and lotions in the market. Name an ailment, and you will find hundreds of skin care creams, lotions and other products for it. As a result of ongoing research and due to ever increasing demand, the number of skin care products seems to be on the increase. … Read more

3 Tips for Healthy Anti-Aging Skin Care

What happened this morning when you climbed out of bed and found yourself looking at all the wrinkles lining your face? Did you think “Oh My Gosh! not only do I feel old, but I look old.” This doesn’t have to be such a rude shock when you apply the following anti-aging skin care tips. … Read more

An Herbal Approach to Skin Care

Skin care is not a topic of recent times; it has been in practice since ancient times, when herbal skin care was probably the only way to take care of skin. However, skin care has transformed in a big way. Herbal skin care routines have been replaced by synthetic/chemical-based skin care routines. The herbal skin … Read more

10 Skin Care Tips You Should Follow Religiously

Healthy skin is really one of the most important ingredients for beauty-enhancement. This article on skin care tips is an effort to bring the 10 best skin care tips to you. The list of skin care tips has been restricted to 10 because anything more than that would not only be difficult to remember, but … Read more

The Best Personal Skin Care

Even though we ignore it sometimes, we are all aware of how important personal skin care is. Every person has their own opinion on how it should be done. There are people who believe they need to have their skin care done professionally, and others believe it should be handled in the privacy of their … Read more

Try These Homemade Eye Creams For Lines and Wrinkles

One of the best things you can do for your face when you want to reduce fine lines and wrinkles is to apply a face cream. If the crow’s feet and lines around your eyes are what is bothering you the most, then you might be curious about creams that can help with this. Luckily, … Read more

The Vitamins You Need For Anti-Aging

Nutrition is essential for reducing the signs of aging, not just because you can maintain a healthy weight and avoid illnesses that cause aging, but you can also get proper vitamins and minerals. Here are some of the most important vitamins that help to reduce the signs of aging. Vitamin A The first type of … Read more

The Link Between Mental Health and Aging

By now, you are probably aware of the main ways to reduce the signs of aging, like using the right products, protecting your skin from sun exposure, and eating right. However, did you know your mental health can also have something to do with it? Take a look at some common mental health issues and … Read more

The Organic Approach to Skin Care

“If it can be done naturally, why go for artificial means” – this is the basic premise on which ‘organic skin care’ works. Organic skin care is the most natural way of ‘skin care’. In fact, ‘organic skin care’ was probably the first one to be used by man when it first woke-up to the … Read more

The 4 Top Drugstore Anti-Aging Products

While it is great to make your own anti-aging products whenever possible, this isn’t realistic 100 percent of the time. If you want to reduce the signs of aging with an affordable drugstore product, these are going to be great options for you. Garnier Ultra-Lift Sleeping Cream This anti-aging product is usually less than $20 … Read more

Protecting Your Skin is Crucial For Anti-Aging

Not only do you need to eat right, get plenty of vitamins, and drink enough water, you also need to protect your skin from the sun’s harsh UV rays. If you are not applying sunscreen to your face or are getting an excessive amount of unprotected sun exposure, you are only speeding up the aging … Read more

How Skin Needling Provides Anti-Aging Treatment

If you have been looking into anti-aging treatments, you might have come across skin needling or micro needling. This is a type of procedure where you introduce collagen back into the skin to help smooth out lines and wrinkles, and reduce the appearance of scars. Here are some things to know about skin needling and … Read more

How Hormonal Changes Affect the Signs of Aging

While you can’t always avoid the signs of aging as you get older, there are some things that might speed it up or slow it down. One thing to keep in mind is that your hormonal balance, whether you are a man or woman, can negatively affect aging and actually show signs of aging on … Read more

Anti-Aging Tips: Rehydrate Your Skin

You already know that taking good care of your skin is crucial if you want it to look youthful and reduce the signs of aging, but this doesn’t just mean using the right products and making sure you apply skin cream. You also need to make sure you are hydrating enough with water, and adding … Read more

Daily Habits For Natural Anti-Aging

If you are looking for ways to help reduce the signs of aging, you don’t necessarily need to buy expensive creams or get lengthy procedures. There are many simple ways to help with anti-aging that are natural and begin with basic daily habits. Drink More Water This is definitely one of the most important daily … Read more

5 Herbs That Help With Anti-Aging

One of the natural remedies available for anti-aging is to use herbs. Herbs help with so many things, from easing inflammation to reducing chronic pain. There are also certain herbs that are ideal if you want to slow down or reduce the signs of aging. Take a look at these helpful and youthful herbs. Sage … Read more

Foods for Arthritis

As you know, arthritis causes swelling, stiffness, and pain in the joints it is affecting. This can be constant pain, or just flare up under certain circumstances. To help manage your arthritis, you should switch to an anti-inflammatory diet with foods that reduce the inflammation instead of making it worse. If you have arthritis, here … Read more

Yoga for Arthritis

If you have been suffering from arthritis, you know how difficult it can be to just do your daily activities when it flares up, let alone add in a new workout. However, it is important to keep your body and joints moving with gentle exercise, such as yoga. Here is some information about why yoga … Read more

Juicing for Arthritis

Are you looking for natural ways to manage your arthritis, without taking more pain pills? If so, changing your diet is one great way to do that. An easy way to incorporate more of the anti-inflammatory foods that can be beneficial for arthritis is to make your own juice at home. This allows you to … Read more

Herbs for Arthritis

Are you looking for more natural ways to help manage pain and other symptoms from arthritis? If so, herbs are an excellent place to start. These are all-natural, inexpensive to purchase, and something you can grow right at home. Take a look at this list of the top herbs for arthritis. Aloe Vera The first … Read more

Essential Oils for Arthritis

Using alternative remedies for managing your arthritis isn’t about ditching Western medicine completely, but using it as an additional form of pain management, along with what your doctor recommends. Essential oils allow you to use all those handy herbs, plants, and flowers that can reduce inflammation and ease pain in a safe and natural way. Here are some recommended … Read more

7 Ways to Improve Your Quality of Life if You’re Over 65

NOTE: This article is from my Guest Author Jason Lewis. Enjoy! ***************************************************************** Author Cecelia Ahern said, “Age is just a number, not a state of mind or a reason for any type of particular behavior.” While there exists no magic pill for immortality or a long, happy life, there are steps you can take to … Read more

Vision

If you’re looking for ways to improve your vision and not fall victim to the very common age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, glaucoma and dry eye disease, there is hope. Elders are at risk for all the above listed eye conditions, and these could greatly impair your vision. Fortunately, these conditions are also preventable, at least … Read more

Mental Health

As you get older, you may find it increasingly difficult to have a positive outlook on life. There are certain stages of life that are difficult to endure, such as losing loved ones, coping with chronic medical conditions and having lower energy levels. Trying to live your life to the fullest may seem to be … Read more

Immune System

Boosting your immune system isn’t just important during cold and flu season; it’s critical that you take the same precautions during the spring and summer months in order to prevent illness. Fortunately, there are many effective ways to enhance immunity and improve your well-being as a whole. As a senior, having a healthy immunity has … Read more

High Blood Pressure

Having high blood pressure at any age is a concern, but as a senior, the condition can be more difficult to manage. Poor eating habits, an increase in stress and a lack of physical activity are all common culprits that lead to high blood pressure. What makes high blood pressure more worrisome is that there … Read more

 Hearing Loss

Of the 32 million Americans who have hearing loss, half of them are over the age of 65. While the reasons for hearing loss vary, many people suffer noise induced hearing loss that happens over time. You may not be surprised to hear that blasting a radio or listening to music through headphones can damage … Read more

Healthy Heart

A healthy heart is the key to a healthy lifestyle. Even though you may feel that heart disease is inevitable at this point in your life, rest assured that there are many successful ways to keep your heart healthy. It is true that heart disease increases with age, and according to recent statistics, 84 percent … Read more

Diabetes

If you’re one of the millions of people living with diabetes, know that there are ways to deal with the disease and lead a fulfilling, healthy lifestyle. The goal is to have the disease managed so that you suffer as few symptoms as possible. As you grow older, it can be even more challenging to … Read more

Senior Health: 5 Things to Do to Prevent Cancer

Welcome to the second post on our series of Senior Health. Cancer is one of the scariest diagnosis one can get. But, as we grow older, the risk of cancer grows and becomes more of a reality. Fortunately, there are effective ways to prevent the risk of cancer. Cancer prevention keeps the body healthy and … Read more

Senior Health: Protecting Your Bones As You Age

This blog post on Bone Health starts the first of a series of 10 posts concerning seniors and their health. Each post provides some common sense things one can do to prevent the condition (or at least keep it from getting worse) as discussed in each post. The other posts will be on: Arthritis Cancer … Read more

5 Tips to Reduce the Effects of Arthritis

Arthritis is caused by the degeneration of cartilage around the joints. There are a number of reasons for why arthritis occurs, such as natural aging, trauma and immune disorders. Whatever the cause, arthritis can be painful and have a damaging effect on one’s lifestyle. Because of the nature of arthritis, it’s most common in the elderly. … Read more