Five Ways Older Adults Can Meet New People and Make Friends
When you’re a senior, socialization isn’t just an excellent option. It’s essential for your mental health and may even offer notable physical health benefits. In addition, more than 13 million older adults live alone, and these people have significant socialization opportunities. When you focus on seniors meeting people and remaining socially active, the likelihood of developing dementia, obesity, high blood pressure, and other health risks decreases.
Hot Weather Tips That Could Save an Older Adult’s Life
Too much heat can harm anyone, but it’s hazardous for older adults. Hyperthermia (when your body temperature rises too high) can put older adults at risk of various health problems, including heat syncope, heat edema, and heat stroke (a medical emergency). In addition, heat and the elderly generally do not mix well.
Ways to Help Seniors Socialize and Avoid Isolation
Do you have one or more loved ones who are seniors? If so, it’s important to realize that senior isolation is a huge issue for older adults. It’s natural to become more isolated as you lose some of your mobility and social opportunities. But with a bit of help, it’s possible to help the older adults in your life enjoy rewarding social opportunities and avoid isolation.
Advantages of Senior Living for Senior Older Adults
As your loved one ages, it’s essential to consider how you will help ensure the happiest and most secure future for them. One of the significant considerations to make is where your loved one will live. If you have a busy life and you’re not home frequently enough to provide the type of care your […]
What A Move To Assisted Living Looks Like
For many, once they have a conversation with a loved one about moving into an assisted living community, the next steps can seem overwhelming and full of many more questions than answers. If you are in the process of finding the right community for your loved one, read our tips on how to begin the […]
Robots in Assisted Living
Are robots our new friends or potential replacements? Whichever category we consider them in, they are coming to assisted living. Elder Care Alliance recently received Jibo, a social robot, and we have been exploring his capabilities with the residents in our memory care and assisted living communities. Though I have interacted with several different […]
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