• Indicators of Heart Disease in Older Adults

    Indicators of Heart Disease in Older Adults

    The heart is an incredible organ that keeps the body running by pumping oxygenated blood through it. As humans age, their heart muscles naturally become weaker and more susceptible to heart attack, coronary heart disease and heart failure. Heart disease is one of the most common causes of disability in older adults and is the […]

  • 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. […]

  • How to Handle Dementia Over the Holidays

    How to Handle Dementia Over the Holidays

    The holidays are a rich and meaningful time when families get together and create lasting memories. If you have a loved one with dementia, you may need to make some adaptations to typical family routines and traditions. Holiday events can be confusing and anxiety-inducing for someone with dementia. To help ensure the most wonderful time […]

  • 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 […]

  • How To Thank a Veteran

    How To Thank a Veteran

    Many people hold a deep appreciation for senior veterans but may not know how to express it. 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 your life. Veterans Day is a day […]

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