No matter the injury or illness, receiving the right care is essential for a fast and full recovery. When you find care tailored to your specific needs and health goals, you are better equipped to regain your strength and improve your health.
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Over two-thirds, or 13 million, of all veterans are 55 years of age or older; however, only 5% of senior veterans utilize their benefits.
Even if you are just beginning your search for senior living, you will find that not all senior living communities are created equal. And finding the right community for yourself or someone you love is crucial.
We often focus on diet and exercise to promote healthy aging, but socialization plays a significant role in our overall health and wellness. A strong social life has been linked to various health benefits, including reducing the risk of depression, increasing longevity, and promoting cognitive functioning.
No matter how proactive you are with implementing fall prevention techniques, falls can still happen. The important thing to do after a fall occurs is to move on and continue living your life.
You know that transitioning your parent or loved one into a memory care community is best for him or her, but you still have doubts. You may be asking yourself questions like, “will my mother understand what is happening?” or “how will my father react to moving into a new environment?” You may even feel sad about the upcoming transition.
Planning is vital when preparing for a transition to an assisted senior living community. You have to find a community that offers the right level of care for your needs as well as offers amenities that align with your desired lifestyle.
The holiday season is a time to come together and spend time with family and friends. From decorating our homes to baking signature desserts, each of us has our own set of traditions and holiday activities that we partake in this time of year.
Aging is a process that continues throughout our lives. As we grow older, we enjoy different activities, require nutritional changes, and our health needs shift. Along with these changes, our five senses, sight, smell, hearing, touch, and taste, can also alter.
Growing older brings changes to our minds and bodies. These changes are unique to us and may happen at a different rate than those around us. That being said, it is not uncommon for your mom and dad to require different levels of senior care.