• How Much Exercise Is Too Much for Older Adults?

    How Much Exercise Is Too Much for Older Adults?

    Adequate exercise is important throughout all phases of life. Physical activity is required to keep our bodies and minds functioning optimally. Those who live sedentary lifestyles are more likely to suffer from various mental and physical health problems than those who try to stay active. But for the seniors in your life, you may be […]

  • How Technology Can Improve Senior Health

    How Technology Can Improve Senior Health

    Many people are under the impression that it’s natural to become less informed about technology as you age. But this doesn’t have to be the case. Senior health and technology can go hand in hand, as shown by recent research and technological advancements aimed to improve people’s quality of life as they age.   If […]

  • 5 Easy Exercises for Older Adults

    5 Easy Exercises for Older Adults

    Exercise is important for people in all stages of life, especially seniors. Here are five easy senior exercises Elder Care Alliance recommends for staying fit and healthy as you age. 1. Sit to Stand Sit to stand is a great exercise for helping older adults maintain strength and mobility. To complete this exercise, follow these […]

  • The Importance of Spiritual Health as We Age

    The Importance of Spiritual Health as We Age

    Spirituality is important for people of all ages, but it’s particularly important for older adults. For those living in the most wisdom-filled days of their lives, spirituality is crucial to aging well and maintaining good physical and mental health. For these reasons, many people choose to live in communities that support spiritual health and renewal. […]

  • Spirituality and Quality of Life for Seniors

    Spirituality and Quality of Life for Seniors

    As people age, it’s common for their quality of life to decline somewhat. But because this is a common occurrence, that doesn’t mean it’s inevitable. Spirituality may be the key to maintaining a good quality of life well into your senior years. Elder Care Alliance is well aware and offers community environments that support good […]

  • Symptoms of Seasonal Depression in Older Adults

    Symptoms of Seasonal Depression in Older Adults

    Seasonal depression is a very real and common problem among people of all age groups. So this year, make sure you’re looking out for the older loved ones in your life by being aware of the symptoms of seasonal depression in seniors. Understanding Seasonal Depression Seasonal depression is more formally known as seasonal defective disorder. […]

  • Health Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

    Health Benefits of Practicing Gratitude

    Practicing gratitude is much more powerful than many people realize. It’s not only a great way to improve the world around you, but it’s also a great way to improve your own health. Here are a few health benefits of practicing gratitude (for young and old alike). Develop Stronger Relationships When you practice gratitude, you […]

  • Why Eating Together Is Better for Seniors

    Why Eating Together Is Better for Seniors

    Eating together used to be a common occurrence for many families. Today, it’s becoming rarer to see families sit together and enjoy a meal around the table. But this disappearing tradition is perhaps more important today than it ever has been. Many people are so busy that they rarely spend time simply talking and visiting […]

  • What to Do When Your Parent Becomes a Picky Eater

    What to Do When Your Parent Becomes a Picky Eater

    Children have a reputation for being picky eaters, but there are some older adults that can give any kid a run for their money. There are a variety of reasons seniors may become picky eaters when they weren’t picky at all before. One common reason older adults don’t want to eat is because they are […]

  • Safe Exercises for Adults With Dementia

    Safe Exercises for Adults With Dementia

    Adults with dementia have a higher risk of injuries because they are more likely to become dizzy, have trouble with physical coordination, and fall. But physical activity is also important for people with dementia because it can help combat some unwanted symptoms of this common disease. Therefore, what can you do to make dementia exercise […]

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