Senior Women’s Health: Tips For Preventing 4 Top Diseases

Some diseases affect women's health at a higher percentage than men. Even if you have a chronic medical condition you can still make lifestyle changes that will improve your health. You may have had some unhealthy habits in your younger life but it's never too late to begin activities that will enhance your health and well-being now. Some diseases associated with older age are caused by … [Read more...]

Are Your Preventative Care Needs Covered by Medicare?

Preventative tests and screening services are covered under the Medicare Part B plan. Preventative care is an important part of your health and disease prevention journey. Medicare Part B covers preventive services. This includes screenings, vaccines, and counseling. Consult with your doctor to determine if you meet the requirements for a preventative care service. Your plan’s coverage rules … [Read more...]

A Checklist for Healthy Living

Tips for seniors to live a healthy life It’s time to start adding healthy habits to your daily routine. Stay active and strong as you age! To help yourself keep on track use the checklist below to create new habits and help yourself improve. … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

Spring is here and it’s time to get your living space clean and organized. Use this as a great opportunity to check in on your capabilities to keep up with the house work. Is it time to ask for help? Most of all, get your family members and friends involved! Let these tips help you have a productive and fun day of spring cleaning. Make a list! You want to make the most of your time and of … [Read more...]

Social Media: 8 Reasons Seniors Should Care

Seniors over 65 are more “tech savvy” than ever before. They are participating in social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more. There are many benefits to seniors for using social media. Here are several reasons for them to do so, especially for those living on their own. But there are benefits for those in senior care or living facilities as well. Keep in touch Social … [Read more...]

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month

In the United States, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. As a result, it is estimated about 630,000 people die each year from some form of heart disease. February is considered American Heart Month. Therefore, let this month be a reminder for you to take the necessary steps to prevent or catch any heart diseases you may have. The best way to start is to … [Read more...]

Summer Safety Tips: Protect Senior Skin From Sun

It’s summer and the sun is out! As a senior you need to practice summer safety. We have all heard that excessive sun exposure can age your skin. As a senior with already aged skin you cannot forget to continue protecting your skin from the sun. UV protection is important at every age, but especially as a senior. As you age your skin becomes weaker and struggles to defend against harmful UV … [Read more...]

10 Tips For Eating Healthy As You Get Older

How much time do you spend planning and eating healthy meals? Eating healthy is important at every age, but especially as you get older. Therefore, what you consume affects how you feel, how you live your day-to-day life, and the quality of your health. As part of the Nutrition Education Series, the USDA, has compiled a list of resources to help you maintain a healthy eating … [Read more...]

Understanding Senior Balance Issues

You need to develop balance in every aspect of your life. Work and home life. Social and personal life. Healthy and indulging habits. But, in this article, we are talking about your actual physical senior balance issues. Statistics state that almost 20% of older adults have balance issues in a single year. Why is good balance important? If you are able to control your balance and stay steady … [Read more...]

4 Qualities To Look For In A Health Provider

Choosing the right health care provider with a better understanding of your own needs is the best decision you could make for your health and future! As you reach your mid 60’s and possibly enroll in Medicare how do you know how to choose the right health provider? It may be time for you to find a physician that is specialized in older patients. Someone that is on the same page as you regarding … [Read more...]