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 […]
A body’s immune system is designed to protect itself against viruses, diseases, and infections but with age, your immune system weakens and becomes less efficient. The CoVid-19 pandemic emphasizes the importance of protecting yourself and those you love. Get started to boost Seniors’ immune systems by incorporating a few of the following tips. Wash Hands […]
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 […]
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 […]
Dehydration occurs when the outflow of water is more than the intake. A decrease in water content as we age is normal. Profuse sweating, loss of efficient kidney function and more urine output accentuate the need to hydrate more often. As we age our sense of thirst also decreases and there is a good chance we may become dehydrated with no sense of being thirsty.