Why Exercise is Important as you Age

Keeping your Mind Sharp as you Age

Did you know that your brain actually shrinks in size as you age? Over the years, it can lose up to 10% of its size – meaning that regular exercise is needed to help your brain stay strong and healthy. In fact, older adults may benefit the most from activities that help to foster good… Read more

When is the Right Time for Senior Pet Ownership?

According to a recent study from the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, pet ownership saves $11.7 billion in U.S. healthcare costs every year. The study also indicates that having a pet reduces stress, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and has an overall positive impact on our psychological well-being. Pets are superb companions who love their owners… Read more

When is the Right Time to Retire?

Are you retired? Thinking of retiring? Once they hit their 60’s, many begin to feel like they want to eliminate the hustle and stress of employment in favor of a more laid-back lifestyle. In fact, a study from the University of Sydney’s School of Public Health indicates that there are physical and mental benefits to… Read more

Interesting Facts About Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disease that changes the way a person thinks, reasons, and solves problems. It is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in the world, and over 5 million Americans su?er from it. Here are some Alzheimer’s facts that may surprise you. Alzheimer’s is linked to loss of smell A… Read more

3 Tips for Beating the Heat This Summer

Summertime is here! Green grass, family vacations,camping, and the warmth of the sun are just some of the things that make this among the most fun and relaxing times of year. Because we do so many things outdoors in the summer, it is vital to be certain that we are prepared for the heat. Let’s… Read more

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