For today’s baby boomers, it’s more important than ever to stay healthy and active as they age. More boomers are focusing on healthy lifestyles that can help them prevent problems associated with aging—like mobility issues related to the feet and legs.
Health & Wellness
We are an aging population that’s living longer and healthier than previous generations. So it’s important to plan and prepare for those years when we may need assistance of some kind. That assistance may come from a non-Medicare home health care agency.
Your life is about movement. Life is not dieting. It never will be. Your health and wellness is about being able to complete your mission in life, whatever that may look like. The bottom line is, you have to do the Work. Yes, work with a capital “W.”
Boomers have always been a mixed bag; full of mixed messages and mixed ideals. However, isn’t it time we fess up to the fact that we aren’t babies any more? It’s time to put the pride aside and admit that we are fast becoming the “older generation.”
Medication safety and compliance is the number one concern with an aging loved one and home health care. Aging adults encounter many challenges when taking medications, and addressing these issues early can lead to better results and improved health.
For those who want to age at home, having a good plan for the future in place is important. This may allow the aging adult to enjoy the comforts of home for as long as possible. You may no longer need to stay in a nursing home to receive good care.
At the end of our chromosomes there are caps, like the tips at the end of shoelaces, that protect chromosomes from fraying and deteriorating. These are called telomeres...and some researchers now think that telomeres might be the key to aging.
Many senior citizens and baby boomers will agree that “happiness is pets!” There’s a good reason why: aging pet owners experience physical and emotional health benefits from having a pet that they may not even be aware they are experiencing.
Physical fitness is a major element to healthy brain fitness. Nintendo Wii games are like using a brain fitness program to promote healthy aging. You flex your mental muscles as well as improve physical fitness at the same time.
There are many challenges we face with aging and taking medications, but these obstacles can be overcome by caregivers. Here are the six most common challenges that caregivers face when dealing with their patient and medications.