By 2050 over 22 percent of the world’s population will be in their Senior years and change will be drastically noticeable in health care. The National Council on Aging has estimated approximately 92 percent of Seniors have at least one chronic disease and 77 percent with two or more chronic health conditions. Heart disease, cancer,… Read More


Statistics show 30% of falls occur in people over the age of 65. The cost of pain and suffering is immeasurable but the medical bills, hospital costs, and rehab expenses are known to have cost billions of dollars in Medicare coverage. Unfortunately, statistics prove once a person has fallen, they are at a high risk… Read More


Fifty Million Americans suffer from Osteoarthritis, a chronic degenerative disease where cartilage between joints deteriorates over time and causes bone to rub against bone. Sound painful? Yes, it is, and this loss of flexibility often decreases the range of motion. Osteoarthritis could lead to a complete loss of movement in the affected joint and result… Read More


Reading as an Antidepressant Aging undoubtedly brings change. Friends die, family members move away, visits become fewer and feelings of isolation begin to take root. Physical barriers may limit travel and access to transportation…all of which may cause depression. When a Senior shows one or more symptoms of depression (increased negativity, lethargy, and feelings of… Read More


Our aging bodies need necessary nutrients. A nutrient-rich diet helps to avoid health problems such as diabetes, blood pressure and high cholesterol. Here are tips and reasons to start changing daily routines and diets. Metabolism As we grow older, our metabolism starts to naturally slow down. Exercise is important to help maintain a metabolic rate,… Read More