A Vegan Diet for Seniors: Can This Be a Healthy Choice?

vegan diet and seniors

More and more Americans are embracing vegetarian and vegan lifestyles — to capture the health benefits of a more nutritious diet, as well as to battle the country’s obesity epidemic. And this trend cu...

Senior Dental Care: Keeping a Happy Smile Through The Golden Years

senior dental care

As we age, a strain is put on keeping that bright and happy smile throughout the years. Our teeth become more vulnerable to a wide range of oral health problems. There are a number of common oral heal...

Diabetes Awareness Month: Spreading the Knowledge

Diabetes Awareness Month

Diabetes affects 29.1 millions of people in the USA. Every moment, people of all ages are facing the struggles brought about by a diabetes diagnosis. While the disease may be notorious and a household...

Elderly Skin Care: Tips for Taking Care of Aging Skin and Avoiding Disease

Elderly Skin Care

When we age, our bodies undergo several biological changes. These changes affect how our bodies work and react. One change we may notice is that your skin and teeth are not the same as it used to be. ...

The Dangers of Dehydration in the Elderly — A Hidden Problem

Dehydration in the Elderly

Dehydration is a common but frequently overlooked problem that affects millions of seniors across the United States. Part of the reason that it tends to be overlooked is because of common misconceptio...

Insomnia in Older Adults: Getting a Good Night’s Sleep

Insomnia in older adults

Sleep is a very important part of any healthy routine. A good night’s rest is a vital ingredient to a fit and active lifestyle. Unfortunately, those who need it most are often afflicted with insomnia....

Seniors and Alcohol Abuse: The Good, the Bad, and The Ugly

seniors and alcohol abuse

For many reasons — some valid and some fundamentally flawed — the public tends to think that alcohol use and abuse is a problem that almost solely affects younger generations. The media perpetuates th...

What are the health benefits of dancing? Tango, waltz, or cha-cha

health benefits of dancing

Truth is, everyone wants to stay young and healthy for as long as possible. In fact, you’ll find it very unlikely for an older person to tell you that it is fun to get older or to age. Aging is...

Pet Ownership Is a Mutually Rewarding Relationship for Seniors and Pets

Pet ownership for Seniors

It’s fairly easy to form a list of ways to help seniors to live healthier, more active lives. They can take vitamins or medications to stabilize health conditions. It helps to take exercise, find enjo...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – Has Cancer Touched Your Life?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

“One in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer at one time in their lives.”– National Breast Cancer Foundation Did you know that Breast Cancer Awareness Month begins on October 1st and ends on O...