Elder Care Alliance

  • Importance of Balance as We Age

    Importance of Balance as We Age

    Preventative health care is more than taking vitamins and eating healthy; it’s also about maintaining mobility and muscle tone. As people age, injuries take longer to heal, leading to more severe health complications, so it’s critical to stop injuries before they happen. Good balance is a crucial aspect of preventative health care for older adults.……

  • Eight Fun Activities To Do With Older Adults

    Eight Fun Activities To Do With Older Adults

    In older age, it’s critical to stay busy and connect with friends and family on a regular basis. If you are looking for easy ways to support the older adults in your life, consider pairing them up with your children for routine bonding time. You don’t have to come up with activity ideas for seniors…

  • Four At-Home Exercises for Seniors

    Four At-Home Exercises for Seniors

    Sticking to a regular exercise routine isn’t always possible for older adults. Health issues and injuries can cause setbacks and often lead to older adults feeling out of step with their physical health. Getting moving again might mean starting slow and gentle at home. Here are four at-home exercises for seniors that will improve motivation,……

  • The Acute Rehab Difference

    The Acute Rehab Difference

    When you or a loved one experiences a serious medical event, you will be faced with several decisions about post-hospital care. In the context of health emergencies, these choices can seem overwhelming. Here’s what you need to know about acute rehab and how it differs from skilled nursing care. Why Do Older Adults Need Acute……

  • Tips To Motivate Older Adults To Exercise

    Tips To Motivate Older Adults To Exercise

    Staying active in older age is crucial for good mental and physical health. Exercising regularly can help prevent illness and injury, but it can be daunting, especially for people who live alone or separate from their families. Here are some practical tips to motivate older adults to exercise. Start Slow Keep your expectations in check……

  • What is Holistic Wellness?

    What is Holistic Wellness?

    You’ve probably heard of holistic approaches but aren’t sure what they are. It is a health approach that simultaneously addresses all aspects of wellness, including spiritual, social, purpose, intellectual, emotional, environmental, creative, and physical domains. This practice goes back to cultural roots while incorporating modern medicine to heal people. We at Elder Care Alliance have……

  • What is the Best Way to Thank a Veteran?

    What is the Best Way to Thank a Veteran?

    Many people hold a deep appreciation for senior veterans but may be hung up trying to decide the best way to thank a veteran. You can thank a veteran at any time for the services they have rendered to their country, but Veterans Day is a great opportunity to reach out to the veterans in…

  • What Is Alzheimer’s vs Dementia?

    What Is Alzheimer’s vs Dementia?

    Millions of Americans currently live with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Over 35% of older adults aged 85 years and older have Alzheimer’s. However, Alzheimer’s and dementia are not the same thing. If you or a loved one are exhibiting symptoms of dementia, you may be wondering how to tell Alzheimer’s vs dementia. Why…

  • The Importance of Life Enrichment Programs at a Senior Living Community

    The Importance of Life Enrichment Programs at a Senior Living Community

    Life enrichment programs at senior living communities are designed to support residents physically, socially, and cognitively. They help residents grow, stay creative, engage in their communities, and stay active. However, many individuals overlook these activities when selecting a place to enjoy their golden years. Instead, they worry about things like costs and closeness to family……

  • Cold Weather and COPD

    Cold Weather and COPD

    You’ve probably already noticed that the cold air can make breathing challenging. If you have COPD or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, the winter can make your symptoms even worse. One of the critical symptoms of COPD is that it is harder to get oxygen into your lungs. This will only get worse the longer you……