Summer is finally here and most days you will be enjoying time outside. Seniors need to take extra precautions from the sun and heat during the long summer days due to changes in the skin from aging. The consequences of overexposure may be annoying to everyone, but aging skin is affected more severely. Help minimize… Read More


A diagnosis of diabetes is serious and becomes increasingly prevalent in older adults. The risk of developing Type 2 diabetes increases with age and is a genuine concern amongst Seniors. Here are facts for Seniors regarding diabetes, its prevention, and how to manage it. What is Diabetes? Diabetes occurs when the hormone insulin is no… Read More


The ability to remember a string of events, people, or facts may begin to fade with advancing age. Many Seniors experience increased forgetfulness or difficulty following directions but is this a concern for a more serious issue such as Dementia or a natural aging process? What is Dementia? Dementia is defined as a chronic or… Read More


Loss of muscle mass is fairly common in the aging process as activity decreases. However, there are techniques for Seniors to keep muscles active and operational. Four tips listed below are excellent suggestions from Bridge to Better Living for maintaining muscle strength. Proper Nutrition Protein is an important part of a Senior’s diet and essential… Read More


Heart disease continues to be the cause of 1 out of 4 deaths in the United States. 80% of heart disease cases are estimated to be preventable with a lifestyle change and proper education. Choose now to take action and keep your heart healthy. A few tips to consider are listed below. Mindful Eating One… Read More