Senior Living Blog - April, 2018

Physical Activity at Any Age

Published April 20, 2018 by Donna Mae Scheib

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, exercise is one of the most important things you can do for your health at any age. Yet only about 30% of individuals between the ages of 45-64 engage in regular exercise, 25% who are 65-74 years old, and 5% who are 85 or older. read more

I encourage you to pause and take the time to reflect. Is everyone in your family living their best quality of life? In particular, is your aging loved one? We've created a short quiz to help you get some answers. If you're like me, you're afraid to even ask. Why? Because once you know the answer, and deep down you may already know, what do you do with it? You've uncovered the situation and it is now looking right at you and now you can't not do anything about it because it's out there. I'm here to tell you don't give up hope. I encouraged you to ask the difficult question because you don't have to be afraid, we can help you find the answers. read more

The world watched the world's best athletes take the stage in Pyeongchang, South Korea for the 2018 Winter Olympics. Although it is much easier to critique performances from the comfort of our couch, why not join in on the fun? read more

In the last century, the world of medicine has accumulated research, cutting-edge technology, and advanced medical practices to save lives using various medical procedures. However, no matter your age or medical condition, surgery of all kinds acts as an invasive procedure that can take a toll on your body. For seniors, advanced age and frailty concerns make post-operative care and recovery an important topic to consider. read more

What is commonly noted about American culture compared to other cultures around the world is that its citizens have a more 'live to work' mentality rather than 'work to live'. For those over the age of 65 and who have just spent most of their adult years in the workforce, retiring may be a hard lifestyle to adapt! read more

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