Aging and Memory Loss

Aging and Memory Loss

About 1 of every 5 Americans in their 70s experiences some form of mild memory loss. When an older adult begins to experience memory loss, they may experience role confusion. They might feel they are no longer a productive member of society. This can lead to feelings […]

2018-04-09T23:05:44+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Categories: senior health, Seniors|1 Comment

Fall Prevention Exercises for the Elderly

Fall Prevention Exercises for the Elderly

As individuals age, bone and muscle mass diminishes, vestibular systems are weakened and falls become more common. Fall-related injuries make up about one-quarter of hospitalizations in the elderly, and senior citizens without balance and strength training are more likely to experience falls. For seniors, exercises […]

2018-03-14T19:43:48+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Categories: Seniors|1 Comment

Adult Family Homes In Washington State

Adult Family Homes

Adult family homes (AFHs) house two to six residents, and are available to anyone over 18 who needs support or supervision. The homes include such amenities as a room, laundry service, personal care and licensed supervision. Services vary according to the needs of each resident, […]

2018-01-29T00:33:49+00:00 January 5th, 2017|Categories: senior living options|0 Comments

The Elderly – America’s Forgotten Citizens

The Elderly – America’s Forgotten Citizens

Although the genetic makeup of a human being has a significant impact on their expected longevity, a healthy environment, proper diet, consistent exercise, and regular participation in general activities can all prolong life.

According to the Penn State Research Department, a few […]

2017-12-17T08:32:23+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|Categories: Seniors|Tags: , |1 Comment