Whether you’ve been physically active most of your life or are just starting to exercise now in your senior years, the most important thing is to keep moving. Did you know seniors can actually reap more benefits from exercising than any other age group – physically and mentally – especially when paired with other healthy …Read More
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Six Tips to Keep on Living Your Best Life After Retirement You’ve probably been on social media and come across the phrase, “live your best life.” You stop mid-scroll because you’re wondering to yourself, “What does that even mean?” First, you can thank Oprah for the phrase, which she coined way back in 2005. Second, …Read More
In your younger days, taking care of yourself probably wasn’t top of mind. You had more energy, and your body was more resilient. But as you grow older, taking care of yourself becomes more of a priority. You need to make time to recharge your batteries so you can engage with life. That doesn’t mean …Read More
As we grow older, one of our greatest fears is losing our memory and ending up with dementia. Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, affects 1 in 10 people ages 65 and older. So while the risk is real, there’s a growing body of evidence that shows you can reduce the risk of …Read More
When the leaves turn and temperatures start to fall, harvest season kicks into high gear. Food takes center stage and appetites perk up and take notice. The danger, of course, is giving into temptation and overeating. Fortunately, we’ve cooked up some healthy snack ideas for seniors that allow you to indulge your appetite without adding empty calories.Read More
Why Seniors should consider swimming Everybody knows that exercise is good for you. But as we grow older, we tend to exercise less. One reason is that our bodies start showing signs of wear and tear. Going for a run isn’t as fun as it used to be if your joints ache. Hopping on a …Read More
Thinking about staying home this Independence Day? Don’t let that stop you from throwing a star-spangled party for the family — including all your older loved ones. Little kids to seniors will love these freedom-themed foods and you’ll have fun making them. Check out these healthy 4th of July recipes for red, white and blue …Read More
Why is Spiritual Wellness Important Spiritual wellness is an important — if perhaps misunderstood — facet of seniors’ personal development. If we start by defining our spirit as the immaterial vital force within ourselves, we can explore new avenues of cultivating and strengthening this part of our lives. Although connection to a religion can be …Read More
Residents at Rolling Green Village, a Life Plan Community in Greenville, SC., also known as a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), are rarely looking to slow down. They’re vibrant people with rich lives and varied interests, and with the right community support, they can manage complex challenges like living with diabetes. Diabetes in elderly people …Read More
The best smoothie recipes pack a strong nutritional punch. With thoughtful ingredients, you can create a delicious meal replacement or a snack that helps you get the vitamins and minerals we all try so hard to fit into our diet. If you’re looking to strategize smoothie recipes for seniors specifically, talk to your doctor about …Read More