Winter can be a tough time for seniors to stay healthy. Cold, icy weather can prohibit you from being active outside, even going for a short walk. Illness is more prevalent this time of year, and seniors with a weakened immune system may more easily contract colds and flu.… Read More
CCRCs Have Evolved: Introducing Life Plan Communities
With every new year comes change and new possibilities. Senior living communities are changing, too. As the boomer generation retires – or begins planning to do so, it’s important for those interested to keep track of options. The boomer generation wants to get the most out of every moment. They are active, independent, and looking forward to staying healthy and living life on their terms.
Your feet are your foundation. The 26 bones, 33 joints, 20 muscles and more than 150 ligaments in your feet work together to help coordinate motion in the rest of your body. When something is out of balance in that complex network, the impact can be felt in the foot bones, ankles, the knees, all the way up to the head.… Read More
People in the U.S. are living longer than ever before – an average of 76.3 years for men and 81.2 years for women, according to a December 8, 2016 report released by the National Center for Health Statistics. And the U.S. Census Bureau’s April 25, 2016 report shows that the current population includes 74.9 million Baby Boomers (ages 51-69).… Read More
Your immune system works hard to keep you healthy and regularly fight off disease-causing micro-organisms. However, chronic bad habits, such as lack of exercise, continually eating foods that don’t provide any nutritional value, and chronic stress, can leave your immune system tired and weak.… Read More