The first day of fall is also the beginning of Fall Prevention Awareness Week. This national health campaign is observed on the first fall day to increase awareness about falls and injury prevention. Find out about the dangers and your risk in this article.
Loneliness in Seniors When we talk about Senior Health issues, loneliness in seniors is one item that may not get the attention it deserves. It’s a widespread issue, nonetheless, and according to the National Academies of Sciences Engineering and Medicine, approximately one quarter of Americans aged 65+ are socially isolated and a significant proportion of … Read more
On Death and Dying was written over 50 years ago by Elisabeth Kubler-Ross.Yet today, we still use the 5 Stages of Grief when dealing with loss. Read allfive articles on the stages of grief. This “5 Stages of Grief free PDF” downloadable pdf gives the links for each blog post in the series. The Grieving … Read more
Why IMST? IMST (or High-Resistance Inspiratory Muscle Strength Training) is a time-efficient practice that the American Heart Association has proved to play a significant role in helping seniors fend off cardiovascular and lung diseases. As you probably know, these two diseases are the country’s leading killers. Since 65% of American adults over age 50 have … Read more
Older adults recovering from recent injuries or living with chronic or acute health conditions or illnesses can utilize home health care services to stay where they want to– at home! There are two types of Home Healthcare. Both types can be essential in your wellness journey and in maintaining independence. You may also need them at … Read more
Depression is the fourth of the Stages of Grief and often includes feelings of sadness, regret, fear, uncertainty, loneliness, and loss of interest, after the unexpected or expected death or a loss. Whereas the bargaining (stage three) and anger (stage two) stages are full of complex and active emotion, fighting against reality (stage one), depression … Read more
We’ve been discussing the Five Stages of Grief over the last few weeks. Stage Three of the Five Stages of Grief is all about trying to regain some sort of control. In the first stage, we weren’t ready to accept the grief being imposed upon us; therefore, we denied the news we received. We blissfully … Read more
Senior depression is a widespread problem among the older adult population, just as it is among the younger adult population. There has been extensive study into the various factors of treatments of depression, one of which is sleep. One study of 840,000 people conducted by researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder and the Broad … Read more