Seniors and Vitamin B12

Seniors and Vitamin B12

One important role for aging well is that of good nutrition and making sure that the levels of nutrients is adequate. You may not know this, but many seniors develop a serious deficiency with one particular vitamin even when they eat a healthy diet and take a daily...
Alzheimer’s: How Music Can Unlock the Mind

Alzheimer’s: How Music Can Unlock the Mind

While the study of how to treat Alzheimer’s disease is an ongoing process, there have been major breakthroughs in recent years in how to help adults afflicted with Alzheimer’s feel more joy and peace in their lives. One of the most significant of these breakthroughs...
Mental Health Awareness Week

Mental Health Awareness Week

The first full week of the month of October is recognized as Mental Illness Awareness Week. Mental health issues, such as depression, addiction or anxiety are not a normal part of aging. Sadly, most seniors who struggle with a mental health issue struggle with getting...
Healthy Lung Awareness Month

Healthy Lung Awareness Month

It is a true statement that we don’t think about our breathing until the moment it becomes hard to do so. We truly take our lungs for granted. However, for the month of October, many organizations make it their goal to bring awareness to the public about the...
Fall Prevention Awareness

Fall Prevention Awareness

Did you know that September 22 is Fall Prevention Awareness Day? Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths, hospital trauma admissions and unintentional injuries among adults 65 and older. The quality of life and the independence of a senior can...