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5 Steps to Improve Cognitive Function as we Age

By |2020-03-02T00:32:53+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Making Life Better|

We are all concerned, to some extent, about our cognitive health as we get older. With Dementia, primarily Alzheimer’s disease, affecting over 5 million Americans (according to the National Institute on Aging), every time we walk into a room and forget why, we get concerned that we are losing our edge. We all experience something [...]

How to Manage Chronic Health Conditions as We Age

By |2020-02-17T17:04:42+00:00February 17th, 2020|Health Care|

Aging gracefully is challenging enough under perfect circumstances, much less when struggling with a chronic condition. According to the National Council on Aging: Approximately 80% of older adults have at least one chronic disease, and 77% have at least two. Four chronic diseases—heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes—cause almost two-thirds of all deaths each year. [...]

3 Easy Steps to Better Health at Any Age

By |2020-02-01T21:28:38+00:00February 1st, 2020|Making Life Better|

3 Easy Steps to Better Health at Any Age Especially as we get older, it gets harder and harder to fight, and win, the "battle of the bulge". As we age, we typically become less active, and we often acquire tastes that wouldn't necessarily be listed in the top 10 foods you should eat for [...]

10 Acts of Kindness for Any Age, Any Budget

By |2020-01-20T02:48:21+00:00January 19th, 2020|Making Life Better|

10 Acts of Kindness for Any Age, Any Budget You’ve no doubt heard the expression, “It’s better to give than to receive”. It truly is magical to see the joy you bring when you give  to others or to a worthy cause. Whether you give money, gifts, or your time, it truly is rewarding to [...]

Is High Cholesterol Treatment One Size fits All?

By |2020-01-07T03:36:04+00:00January 6th, 2020|Health Care|

New guidelines focus on your personal risk, LDL target levels and new drugs for those likely to get cardiovascular disease. New cholesterol recommendations from the American Heart Association, backed by the American College of Cardiology, support the treatment of older patients with high cholesterol who have previously been left untreated. "High cholesterol treatment is not [...]

5 Secrets to Choosing Home Care for Seniors

By |2019-12-25T01:43:28+00:00December 24th, 2019|In-Home Senior Care|

5 Secrets to Choosing Home Care for Seniors “I don’t want to leave my house.” If you have an aging parent, friend, or family member, you’ve no doubt heard this, or a similar refrain...Who can blame them, really? They’ve worked hard to build a home, they’ve entertained family and friends, felt safe there, and it’s [...]

25 Fun Activities for Seniors

By |2019-12-05T01:37:20+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Making Life Better|

25 Fun Activities for Seniors Now that we are headed full-swing into the holidays, we thought it would be fun to talk about some fun activities, especially for seniors with a lots of time on their hands. As we get older, the activities we used to enjoy either become difficult to continue (in some cases [...]

The Seniors Guide to Enjoying the Holidays

By |2019-10-23T01:30:42+00:00October 20th, 2019|Making Life Better|

Can you believe we are already more than halfway through October? Before you know it, it will be Thanksgiving, and then we’ll be fully into the holiday season. For some, that means parties, get-togethers, fun times with family and friends, and time to reconnect with people that we may not get to see throughout the [...]

10 Essential Daily Health Tips for Seniors

By |2019-09-21T21:46:13+00:00September 20th, 2019|Making Life Better|

10 Essential Daily Health Tips for Seniors It’s very easy for us, any of us, to get lax in our health habits these days, with crowded schedules and, let’s face it, the temptations of unhealthy habits like French Fries, Doughnuts, and Ice Cream… When we’re young, we tend to take our health for granted, straying [...]

10 Simple Conveniences for Seniors…or Anyone

By |2019-08-25T18:47:20+00:00August 24th, 2019|Making Life Better|

10 Simple Conveniences for Seniors...or Anyone As we get older, certain things we took for granted become more difficult. Whether it’s buttoning a button on a coat or shirt, putting on our sox, or even just turning the key in the front door… Fortunately, some creative people have created some simple, cost-effective products to help… [...]

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