Healthy Aging

How Art Keeps Your Brain Feeling Young

September 20, 2021

As children, most of us weren’t shy about expressing our creativity, whether it was finger painting, making clay ashtrays, or drawing self-portraits...
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How Art Keeps Your Brain Feeling Young

As children, most of us weren’t shy about expressing our creativity, whether it was finger painting, making clay ashtrays, or drawing self-portraits with sidewalk chalk. But as adults, we’re often quick to shy away from creative pursuits because we’re afraid of “not doing it right.” Here’s the thing. Art has no rules, and there’s n...

Essential Nutrients for Brain Health and Memory

June 15, 2021

We grew up hearing about the food pyramid, bad carbs, and good ones, too. It’s always been good advice for maintaining weight and healthy cholestero...
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Essential Nutrients for Brain Health and Memory

We grew up hearing about the food pyramid, bad carbs, and good ones, too. It’s always been good advice for maintaining weight and healthy cholesterol levels. Today, though, understanding the essential nutrients for seniors has a new focus—maintaining healthy brains and improving cognitive function....

9 Tips to Help You Safely Manage Your Medications

April 26, 2021

Even if you only take two or three pills each day, which includes about 80% of all seniors, it’s easy to get off track. Did you take them on time? D...
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9 Tips to Help You Safely Manage Your Medications

Even if you only take two or three pills each day, which includes about 80% of all seniors, it’s easy to get off track. Did you take them on time? Did you take them at all? Now add in taking vitamins, over-the counter drugs, and the short-term meds prescribed for, say, a sinus infection. It’s a lot to think about. ...

The Importance of Socialization for Seniors

April 4, 2021

Perhaps no period in recent history has magnified the need for and importance of socialization more than the COVID-19 pandemic. The forced isolation p...
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The Importance of Socialization for Seniors

Perhaps no period in recent history has magnified the need for and importance of socialization more than the COVID-19 pandemic. The forced isolation people of all ages experienced led to increases in stress, anxiety, depression, and took a toll on physical health. Lack of stimulation in older adults can also lead to memory loss and certain forms of...