Holistic Wellness

  • How To Help Prevent Arthritis as You Age

    How To Help Prevent Arthritis as You Age

    As you age, you may feel aches and pains in new places. If you’re worried about arthritis, talk to your healthcare provider about your risk factors, particularly if you have family members dealing with the condition. While there’s no cure for arthritis, there are some things you can do to help prevent it or keep……

  • Best Pets for Seniors

    Best Pets for Seniors

    There is something incredibly special about the bond between a person and their pet. For older adults, pets can make a positive difference in their quality of life. If your loved one is thinking of getting a pet, you should research your options thoroughly. Some pets are better at providing companionship while others are easier…

  • Arthritis Do’s and Don’ts

    Arthritis Do’s and Don’ts

    During Arthritis Awareness Month, learn more about how to navigate life with this common condition. More than 20% of adults in America live with arthritis pain. As an older adult, there are things you can do to manage arthritis so that it doesn’t dominate your life. Here are the do’s and don’ts of dealing with……

  • Arthritis and Older Adults: Five Facts

    Arthritis and Older Adults: Five Facts

    May is Arthritis Awareness Month, and it’s an excellent time to explore this common health issue that impacts one in five adults in the U.S. Arthritis can cause chronic pain and is more prevalent in older adults. Here are five facts about arthritis to help you navigate and manage this health condition. 1. There Are……

  • Health Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

    Health Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

    Gratitude is more than a simple “thank you” muttered at the grocery store while paying the cashier. It’s a practice of holding a feeling of thankfulness in your everyday life. Taking the time to be intentionally grateful can improve your mental and physical health. Here’s what you need to know about the health benefits of…

  • Your Guide to the MIND Diet

    Your Guide to the MIND Diet

    As an older adult, your body may require more nutrients to maintain bone density, muscle mass, and energy levels. You should also think about eating foods that help slow the rate of potential cognitive decline. One of the best nutrition plans for this purpose is the MIND diet. Here is a brief guide to the…

  • Spring Health Concerns for Seniors

    Spring Health Concerns for Seniors

    Each season brings new challenges and benefits for older adults. In the spring, you may feel excited to get outdoors and participate in your favorite warm-weather activities such as walking, gardening, and bird watching. It’s essential to keep these spring health concerns in mind as you gear up for sunnier days. Too Much Sun After……

  • Spring Activities for Seniors

    Spring Activities for Seniors

    Watching the seasons change is one of the most reliable pleasures of life. As an older adult, taking advantage of good weather and sunny days is important, especially if you’ve been feeling cooped up all winter. Use these activity ideas to embrace all that spring has to offer. Plant Starter Seeds for a Garden Gardening……

  • Skilled Nursing vs Long-Term Care: What’s the Difference?

    Skilled Nursing vs Long-Term Care: What’s the Difference?

    When you or a loved one suddenly requires a different or new type of healthcare, the amount of terms and options can be overwhelming. Many people get confused when they hear about skilled nursing and long-term care. While they share similarities, these two types of care cater to different needs and have distinct purposes. Here’s……

  • Six Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

    Six Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

    As the cold days of winter slowly melt away and make room for spring, the clutter around your home may start to bother you. At the same time, choosing a place to begin your annual deep clean can feel overwhelming. Here are six spring cleaning tips for seniors that you can use to enter this……