Nursing homes were created to provide your loved one with the best of both worlds- a place that’s both safe haven and a place that is meant to feel like home. In some cases, nursing homes may be the best scenario for your loved one because of medical or o
Health & Wellness
Healthy joints are an important part of your life at any age, but the risks to your joints increase as you get older. By taking measures to stay active and healthy while you age, you improve your joint health and reduce the risks of complications.
A good night’s sleep may feel great, but it’s good medicine, as well. Especially as we age. Getting enough sleep is so important, in fact, that a blog post from the Mayo Clinic calls sleep one of the “12 habits of highly healthy people.”
Whether you are 6 or 60, a healthy mouth is important at any age. When your teeth and gums look and feel great, you can easily chew and digest nutritious foods, speak with ease, and smile with confidence.
When moving into your senior years and beginning to plan for retirement, it’s important to consider how you will cover health care costs — especially if you won’t be eligible for Medicare before leaving your job. Let’s take a closer look at your options.
Yes, winter is here with all its festivities. The holidays are upon us. Friends and family are visiting. The landscape is touched by a softening blanket of snow. However, the winter season brings challenges as well as joys, especially for seniors.
If you think your days for achieving straighter teeth have long passed, then think again. Like children and teens, adults can also receive the same benefit of an improved smile and oral health from wearing orthodontic braces.
Hormones play a vital role throughout your life, from the angst-riddled urges of adolescence, to the miracle of reproduction, to how well body systems function as you age. Yes, hormones are even integral to how the human body handles the aging process. Wh
Entering your golden years doesn’t give you permission to forget about your teeth and gums. In fact, senior citizens are faced with many unique oral health concerns, and failure to maintain good dental health could lead to tooth loss, cavities and gum dis
Americans are obsessed with weight. We weigh too much, we’re told. Obesity will kill many of us. The truth is far more complicated. Part of that truth: a person’s weight is controlled by hundreds of different factors. And those are ones we know about.