Military Retirees Choose Florida For A Reason

February 4th, 2022 | Senior Health

 

For people who can retire wherever they want, Florida is almost always near the top of the list. Why wouldn’t it be? The ideal climate. The state income and inheritance taxes. Wait! What state income and inheritance taxes? (Zero.) Golfing, fishing, boating, sightseeing—wow. No…


Let's Get Heart Smart: How To Practice Health to Your Heart's Content

January 24th, 2022 | Senior Health

Let’s Get Heart Smart – February Is American Heart Month

 

By the time you read this, the reported deaths from COVID-19 and its variants in the U.S. will be close to 900,000. As staggering as that statistic is, it’s 400,000 short of the number of…


Effective Medication Management Solutions for the Elderly

December 15th, 2021 | Senior Health

​​Medication Management Solutions for Seniors

When it comes to challenges related to age, medication management might not be the first thing that comes to mind. However, as more and more medications are prescribed, taking the correct medication at the right dose…


National Women's Health Week 2021

May 7th, 2021 | Senior Health

National Women's Health Week starts on Mother's Day every year. So, that should be easy to remember. After the week, try to remember that the importance of your health, mental and physical, never stops. We're giving NWHW special attention because regular, routine personal health…


May is National Arthritis Awareness and National Stroke Awareness Month

May 3rd, 2021 | Senior Health

May is both National Arthritis Awareness Month and National Stroke Awareness Month. While those may seem unrelated afflictions, they have at least three essential things in common: Anybody can be affected by them; the incidence of both conditions increases with age; and the things you can…


The Other Dimension of Parkinson’s

April 1st, 2021 | Senior Health

Let’s start with what most of us know about Parkinson’s disease (PD). Comparatively common in older adults, it’s a neurological disorder estimated to affect nearly 2% of those over age 65, estimated by the National Parkinson’s Foundation to be one million Americans in 2020. Public…


How to Practice Health to Your Heart's Content

February 1st, 2021 | Senior Health

By the time you read this, the reported deaths from COVID-19 will have exceeded 450,000 in the U.S. As staggering as that statistic is, it's 150,000 short of the 600,000 Americans who die every year from heart disease, the number one killer in all…


Why Seniors Should Volunteer

December 4th, 2020 | Senior Health

You’ve looked forward to retirement for your entire career, but once the time finally arrives to say goodbye to full time employment, you might find yourself wondering what to do with all of your spare time. It is common for seniors to search for…


Cold Weather Safety For Older Adults

November 30th, 2020 | Senior Health

Autumn has passed with its glorious colors and pleasantly crisp temperatures, which means that winter is upon us. While cold temperatures and snowfall can make winter a cozy and comfortable season, it also is full of potential dangers for seniors. Here is what you…


Safe Holiday Shopping Tips for Seniors

November 24th, 2020 | Senior Health

Have you made your holiday shopping list and checked it twice? Now that it is time to go shopping for the special people on your list, it is also the ideal time to brush up on your shopping safety habits. Unfortunately, senior adults can…