Posts Categorized: Staying Young

Staying Young at Heart

Creating a meaningful relationship between seniors and children can have positive benefits for each generation. Children and seniors can teach each other about their favorite activities to sharpen the mind and keep the body fit. The connection can also stimulate better emotional and mental health for seniors who may be prone to depression and loneliness…. Read more »

Get Up and Get Moving

You can’t turn on the television or read an article without coming across one of the many reasons staying active benefits our bodies and minds. Physical activity at any age helps keep our weight in a healthy range to stave off a number of ailments like heart disease, heart attacks and diabetes, while also benefiting… Read more »

Staying Engaged for Productive Aging

As people age, some of the functions that once came so easily may start to diminish, or are lost completely. However, that doesn’t mean seniors cannot continue to lead healthy, active and productive lives — no matter their ability level. There are myriad ways people can age productively, including eating a healthy diet, getting enough… Read more »

Easy home modifications can enable seniors to age in place comfortably

Eighty-seven percent of adults aged 65 years and older want to remain in their home as they age, according to AARP.1 It’s a natural inclination—most prefer the comforts of home over new or different environments. “We have attachments to our homes, neighborhoods, friends, families,” says Karen Smith, OT, CAPS, Approved Provider Program Manager Practice Associate… Read more »

Senior Citizen Summer Fun

Summer is the perfect time for seniors to get out and enjoy the warm weather that rolls their way. Relaxing summer breezes, enjoyable cool evenings and a host of outdoor activities await during the upcoming holidays. The type of activities that you can have fun with along with your elderly parents will depend on their… Read more »