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  • 5 Health Tips for Senior Men

    5 Health Tips for Senior Men

    Many older men struggle with energy loss and maintaining their physique. Though it requires more effort as you age, you can still be just as active and healthy as younger men. Here are five health tips for men to follow as they approach their 60s and beyond. 1. Eat a Healthy Diet It may seem……

  • Engaging Activities for Senior Men

    Engaging Activities for Senior Men

    Growing older can be challenging, especially if you spend a lot of time alone. To maintain your physical and mental health into your senior years, being as involved as possible in social activities is essential. There may be some risky, adrenaline-inducing activities you no longer feel comfortable doing, and that’s just fine! You can still……

  • What to Expect During Your Skilled Nursing Stay

    What to Expect During Your Skilled Nursing Stay

    At some point in your life, you may need to stay in a skilled nursing facility. You may need rehabilitation services after surgery or an injury. Or, you might need help to improve your cognitive function or regain lost mobility. Sometimes, people stay in skilled nursing facilities indefinitely because they can no longer care for……

  • Young at Heart: Intergenerational Activity Ideas

    Young at Heart: Intergenerational Activity Ideas

    An intergenerational program encourages organized interactions between older and younger age groups. These programs aim to create links between generations, involve people of different ages in various activities, strengthen relationships, and encourage social interaction. Intergenerational activities can add color and richness to life while helping older adults feel valued and useful. Elder Care Alliance encourages……

  • What Is Skilled Nursing?

    What Is Skilled Nursing?

    Finding the right level of care for a loved one or yourself as you age can be a challenge. Elder Care Alliance loves to celebrate seniors and recognizes the desire to live independently as long as possible. You can achieve the right balance of independence and living assistance by living in a skilled nursing facility.……

  • What Is Older Americans Month?

    What Is Older Americans Month?

    Most people have at least one older adult in their life who is special to them, but many are unaware that there’s a month set aside to honor older Americans. Older Americans Month is celebrated in May and is led by the Administration for Community Living (ACL). The theme of 2023’s Older Americans Month is……

  • Environmental Wellness and Your Health

    Environmental Wellness and Your Health

    Environmental wellness is an integral part of any health-centered lifestyle. It’s a combination of the things and people surrounding you daily at home, work and during recreational activities. Elder Care Alliance understands how vital a healthy and safe environment is for older individuals. Here are a few helpful ways to improve your environment to ensure……

  • Gardening Benefits for Older Adults

    Gardening Benefits for Older Adults

    For many people, gardening is an activity that is enjoyable on many levels. It’s a rewarding hobby that requires consistent effort but yields satisfying results. While people of all ages can benefit from this worthwhile pastime, it’s especially advantageous for older adults. Elder Care Alliance supports community members who want to nurture plants. Here are……

  • Ways to Celebrate Earth Day at Any Age

    Ways to Celebrate Earth Day at Any Age

    Learning how to take better care of the earth is a big movement for younger generations. But many young people don’t realize older adults are just as invested in protecting the earth and its limited resources. Anyone who lived through the Great Depression is likely to value reusable items over their single-use counterparts. It can……

  • How To Volunteer as a Senior

    How To Volunteer as a Senior

    As an older adult, you’re likely to have more time on your hands than you did when you were busy raising a family or advancing your career. To avoid boredom or feelings of declining purpose, it’s wise to look for ways to fill your time with positive things. Many older adults find great fulfillment in……