Creating Your New Year’s Resolutions

For many, the new year means fresh starts and welcoming change. The tradition of creating a new year’s resolution helps people across the world focus their efforts on eliminating bad habits or starting good ones. As you age your needs may change, and the same resolutions you were aiming for in the past, such as…

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Talks to Consider Having with Your Aging Parents This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time to give, express gratitude and reconnect with the people we love most. While these visits are primarily filled with joy and festivities, they can also reveal physical and mental health issues within our older family members, especially if it has been quite some time since you last saw them.…

Why Keeping Mind and Body Healthy Is Important

An unfortunate effect of aging is increased susceptibility to medical issues that affect our cognitive functions and quality of life. It’s important to keep both mind and body active and healthy to prevent or slow the progress of life-changing diseases such as Alzheimer’s, pneumonia, heart disease or dementia. Fortunately, there are several activities and exercises…