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11 spring activities for seniors

Springtime can do wonders for your health and well-being. Getting outside can really break up the monotony of day to day living. There’s nothing like enjoying the fresh air and feeling the warm sun on your skin while you soak up the vitality of the season. It’s a great time to connect with nature and [...]

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10 ways Walking benefits your health

Your body is built for walking. It’s a light impact aerobic exercise just about anyone can do. If you are able bodied enough, walking is a great way to stay healthy. There are many benefits from walking. Regular walks can help reduce your risk for cardiovascular disease, build strength and more. Walking Improves Circulation One [...]

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Enjoying Your Retirement

Retirement can be the most wonderful time of your life. Now is the time for you to focus on what makes you truly happy. You are free from the daily grind of work and finally have time to pursue your passions. It sound simple, but figuring out how to spend your golden years can be [...]

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Memory and Aging – When to Get Help

Losing your memory can be incredibly hard to deal with. As we get older, memory decline comes with the territory. It becomes more difficult to remember names, phone numbers, find your keys and focus in general. Some memory problems are bound to happen. The good news is that normal age related memory problems can be [...]

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Taking Multivitamins Can Support Optimal Health

Often times our bodies aren’t getting sufficient amounts of nutrients we need to stay active and prevent illness. It can be difficult to get all the nutrients required from diet alone. If understand what you are getting out of your diet already, the benefits of taking a daily multivitamin can outweigh the risks involved. Americans [...]

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The Gentle Power of Yoga

The positive benefits of Yoga have been praised for thousands of years by devout Yoga practitioners everywhere. But you don’t have to be a hardcore Yogi to reap the benefits and appreciate the beauty of Yoga. By taking some time out to perform a few poses on a regular basis, you will see all sorts [...]

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Simplify Your Life and Minimize Stress

It’s no secret that stress can contribute to a variety of mental and physical health problems. There are countless studies on stress that indicate that daily stress can have a large impact on mental health. Sometimes we don’t realize how many things are adding unneeded stress to our lives. This can drain our emotional and [...]

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Reduce Your Sodium Intake For Better Health

It’s not hard to find foods with unhealthy amounts of salt. Although salt and sodium are used interchangeably, they are different. Salt (sodium chloride) contains approximately 40% sodium. Frozen foods, fast food and processed food are some of the worst offenders. Most packaged or processed foods are high in sodium. Too much sodium on a [...]

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Finding Joy in Retirement

For many seniors, the freedom of retirement can introduce some new challenges. All of a sudden your schedule opens up and you have much more freedom. This can leave people feeling lost. Many seniors who have just retired are used to working the majority of their lives. Having a wide open schedule may seem overwhelming, [...]

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4 Balance Exercises to Try

Better balance can improve your coordination and help prevent accidents. By working certain muscles used to help keep you stable – you can develop more strength and prevent falls. The exercises in this article were created to help stabilize the hips, work the glutes and build core strength. Before you try any of these, ask [...]

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