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11 Healthy Hobbies for Seniors

We already know that a healthy lifestyle is a major factor in living a long life, but new studies show that having hobbies and staying socially active is equally important for seniors. It has long been known that a nutritious diet, exercise and positive health choices all contribute to helping seniors feel...

Seniors in Flight: Protecting Yourself During Air Travel

Few people look forward to air travel. Long lines, awkward security checkpoints, and cramped airline seating all but ensure that flying is an uncomfortable experience for everyone involved. For seniors, air travel can be especially inconvenient. Between physical limitations, health concerns, and travel crime targeting seniors, getting on a plane can sometimes...

Rise Above the Fear of Falling

Falling is not a nice experience for anybody, but it is particularly frightening for older people, who are more likely not only to encounter a fall but also suffer serious injury or death from falling. In turn, they may feel fearful and apprehensive about simply being in their own home,...

Healthy snacks for seniors

Seniors often lose some of their appetite or change their eating habits as time goes by. A number of issues can affect your diet as you get older: You might have problems chewing or swallowing, or have a chronic condition that requires you to reduce the amount of fat and...

How to Set Realistic Goals as a Senior

Setting goals is an essential component of finding success in any type of endeavor. However, it is important to make sure that the goals a senior sets are measurable and tailored to their abilities and level of health, so that they can avoid frustration and move forward with confidence. Create...

Everyday life with incontinence

Incontinence may cause many troubles in everyday life. Incontinent people tend to isolate – being embarrassed with their ailment they often resign from professional or social activity, try to stay at home for most of the time and avoid going anywhere they would have to look for a toilet. In...

Senior citizens should jog their memory daily

Virtually every day more research is focusing on issues impacting senior citizens. One recent example is a study that said keeping the mind active is a key to good health. “As we age, we lose neurons, but these neurons can form new connections,” said Jim Wirth, human development specialist, University...

5 Spring Health and Fitness Tips for Seniors

Are sunnier days and warmer temperatures reinvigorating your zest for outdoor fitness? Spring is the perfect time to get outside and exercise! Don’t miss this quick guide to spring-inspired exercise ideas for seniors as well as quick health and fitness tips to remember: Try Something New! Spring is the season of...

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