According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “arthritis is one of the most widespread health conditions in the United States.” Currently, almost 53 million adults have been diagnosed with arthritis, and this number is expected to rise to 67 million by the year 2030.
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Stress is a word and a feeling that many of us know well. We all experience it from time to time, and while it can be a healthy reaction in some circumstances, stress negatively impact your overall wellness if it persists.
The winter months are upon us, and while that means cooler temperatures, it also means taking extra precautions to protect your health and wellness – including your lungs.
Humans are creatures of habit. Even if they are only a small part of our day, we all have a routine we follow. Whether it is a morning routine, a skincare routine that you follow every day/night, or a workout routine that helps you stay on track, you have your own set of daily rituals.
Summer is the season to enjoy the outdoors. After being cooped up in the house all winter long, it is refreshing to venture outside and enjoy the warmer weather with friends and family. From family cookouts or tending to your garden to spending the day at the pool or on the beach, summer is the time to have fun in the sun!
Gardening, for many people, is a satisfying hobby that allows them to spend time outside. Caring for and nurturing flowers and plants through every stage of their growth is rewarding, but did you know that gardening goes far behind being just a hobby? In fact, there are many health benefits of gardening for you or the senior in your life.
A lot goes into providing senior care. Your daily checklist seems to be never-ending, but your parent or older loved one’s safety is always at the top of your list. As he or she ages, it is likely that more medications will be prescribed to treat various conditions. Practicing medication safety plays a crucial role in keeping the senior you care for safe.
Recognizing the signs of depression in seniors can be challenging as the symptoms can vary from, or may appear to be side effects of medication or health conditions. While over 40 million Americans have depression, it is not a normal part of aging and is a serious concern.
Caring for a parent or loved one shows your love and compassion, but can the development of caregiver burnout. Caregiver burnout can begin as a caregiver focuses all their attention on a loved one, but neglects their wants and needs.
In today’s culture, convenience, and technology have caused most to undermine the value of the great outdoors, and many may not understand the importance of fresh air. No matter how you go about it, affording personal time with Mother Nature can considerably benefit your health! The Pavilion Senior Living understands the importance of outdoor activities and fresh air, which is why we would like to share a few of the associated health benefits!